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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. bent or curved backward or downward;
- Example: "leaves with retrorse barbs"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Retrorse \Re*trorse"\, a. [L. retrorsus, retroversus; retro back + vertere, versum, to turn. Cf. Retrovert.] Bent backward or downward. -- Re*trorse"ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

retrorse adj 1: bent or curved backward or downward; "leaves with retrorse barbs" [ant: antrorse]