(Re*volt"er) n. One who revolts.

(Re*volt"ing), a. Causing abhorrence mixed with disgust; exciting extreme repugnance; loathsome; as, revolting cruelty.Re*volt"ing*ly, adv.

(Rev"o*lu*ble) a. [L. revolubilis that may be rolled back. See Revolve.] Capable of revolving; rotatory; revolving. [Obs.]

Us, then, to whom the thrice three year
Hath filled his revoluble orb since our arrival here,
I blame not.

(Rev"o*lute) a. [L. revolutus, p. p. of revolvere. See Revolve.] (Bot. & Zoöl.) Rolled backward or downward.

A revolute leaf is coiled downwards, with the lower surface inside the coil. A leaf with revolute margins has the edges rolled under, as in the Andromeda polifilia.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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