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Related to accumbent: recumbent, incumbent
1. Lying down; reclining.
2. Botany Lying or leaning against something: accumbent cotyledons.
[Latin accumbēns, accumbent-, present participle of accumbere, to recline at table : ad-, ad- + cumbere, to recline.]
1. (Botany) botany (of plant parts and plants) lying against some other part or thing
2. a rare word for recumbent
[C18: from Latin accumbere to recline]