Ac*cum"bent (#), a.


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.


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Ac*cum"bent, n.

One who reclines at table.


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