aduncate [ad uŋ′kāt΄, ad uŋ′kit; ə duŋ′kāt΄, ə duŋ′kit]
L aduncus < ad-, to + uncus, hooked, a hook < IE base * ang-, * ank-: see ANGLE1
curved or hooked, as a parrot's beak

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