Definition of acclivous in English:

acclivous

adjective

  • Rising with a slope; sloping (especially steeply) upward, ascending.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From classical Latin acclīvus acclive + -ous. Compare earlier acclive, acclivity.

Pronunciation:

acclivous

/əˈklʌɪvəs/