Arc`u*a"tion (#), n. [L. arcuatio.]

1.

The act of bending or curving; incurvation; the state of being bent; crookedness.

Coxe.

2. Hort.

A mode of propagating trees by bending branches to the ground, and covering the small shoots with earth; layering.

Chambers.

 

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