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3 definitions found
 for accumbent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accumbent \Ac*cum"bent\ (-bent), a.
     1. Leaning or reclining, as the ancients did at their meals.
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              The Roman . . . accumbent posture in eating.
                                                    --Arbuthnot.
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     2. (Bot.) Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf
        against another leaf. --Gray.
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              Accumbent cotyledons have their edges placed against
              the caulicle.                         --Eaton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accumbent \Ac*cum"bent\, n.
     One who reclines at table.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  accumbent
      adj 1: lying down; in a position of comfort or rest [syn:
             accumbent, decumbent, recumbent]

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