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ar·cu·ate

 (är′kyo͞o-ĭt, -āt′) also ar·cu·at·ed (-ā′tĭd)
adj.
Having the form of a bow; curved.

[Latin arcuātus, past participle of arcuāre, to bend like a bow, from arcus, bow.]

ar′cu·ate·ly adv.
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