Etymology
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curvilinear (adj.)

"having or consisting of curved lines," 1710, from curvi-, combining form of Latin curvus "curved, crooked, bent" (see curve (v.)) + linearis, from linea "line" (see line (n.)). Earlier was curvilineal (1650s).

updated on June 07, 2018

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Definitions of curvilinear from WordNet

curvilinear (adj.)
characterized by or following a curved line;
curvilinear motion
curvilinear tracery
Synonyms: curvilineal
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