Ac*cum"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.

 

© Webster 1913.


Ac*cum"bent, n.

One who reclines at table.

 

© Webster 1913.

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