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ret·ro·flex

 (rĕt′rə-flĕks′)
adj. also ret·ro·flexed (-flĕkst′)
1. Bent, curved, or turned backward.
2. Pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back against the roof of the mouth.
n.
A sound pronounced with the tongue in retroflex position, as the sound (r) in some varieties of English.

[Latin *retrōflexus, past participle of retrōflectere, to bend back : retrō, retro- + flectere, to bend.]

ret′ro·flex′ion, ret′ro·flec′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.retroflexed - bent or curved backward
backward - directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view"
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