deflex

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Verb[edit]

deflex (third-person singular simple present deflexes, present participle deflexing, simple past and past participle deflexed)

  1. (zoology, botany) To bend down.

Adjective[edit]

deflex (not comparable)

  1. (archery, of a bow) Having the arms curved or curled at the base so as to turn towards the archer when unstrung, reducing the strain on the limbs and also the energy stored by the weapon.

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