This word, meaning bow-shaped, would probably disappear if it wasn't clearly printed on the patent, trademark, and copyright statement on every pair of Levi's jeans.

Arc"u*ate (#), Arc"u*a`ted (#)(#), a. [L. arcuatus, p. p. of arcuare to shape like a bow, fr. arcus. See Arc.]

Bent or curved in the form of a bow.

"Arcuate stalks."

Gray.

© Webster 1913.

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