Definition of decurved in English:

decurved

adjective

Biology
  • (especially of a bird's bill) curved downwards.

    • ‘Feeding quietly, a hoopoe can be surprisingly difficult to detect on the ground especially when probing with long decurved bill.’
    • ‘Bills range from long to short, thick to thin and straight to very decurved.’
    • ‘They are seed eaters and have a short, strong, decurved bill.’
    • ‘It has a long, slightly decurved bill and a short, upturned tail.’
    • ‘The Chough (pronounced ‘chuff’) is an elegant member of the crow family, a little smaller than a Rook and distinguished by a bright red, slightly decurved bill and red legs and feet.’

Pronunciation

decurved

/diːˈkəːvd/