Accumbent

Definition of Accumbent

Ac`cum´bent   Pronunciation: ~bent
a.1.Leaning or reclining, as the ancients did at their meals.
The Roman . . . accumbent posture in eating.
- Arbuthnot.
2.(Bot.) Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf against another leaf.
Accumbent cotyledons have their edges placed against the caulicle.
- Eaton.
n.1.One who reclines at table.

Related Words

decumbent, reclining, recumbent, unerect
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