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[adj] lying down; in a position of comfort or rest


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\Ac*cum"bent\ (-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. --Gray. Accumbent cotyledons have their edges placed against the caulicle. --Eaton.
\Ac*cum"bent\, n. One who reclines at table.

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