A kind of bow used in professional archery. A recurve bow is so-called because of its shape. The ends of the bow bend away from the string. There are generally two kinds of bow used in archery - recurve bows and compound bows

Re*curve" (r?*k?rv"), v. t.

To curve in an opposite or unusual direction; to bend back or down.

 

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