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Geniculate


/jəˈnikyəlit/  /-ˌlāt/

Adjective

1. Bent abruptly, with the structure of a knee. (wiktionary.org)

2. Having kneelike joints; able to bend at an abrupt angle. (wiktionary.org)

3. Bent at a sharp angle. (Google Dictionary)

Word origin: From Latin geniculatus, from geniculum “little knee, knot on the stalk of a plant,” diminutive of genu “knee”


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