- lying down
- Bot. lying against some other part: said esp. of certain cotyledons
Origin of accumbentClassical Latin accumbens, present participle of accumbere from ad-, to + cubare, to recline
- Lying down; reclining.
- Botany Lying or leaning against something: accumbent cotyledons.
Origin of accumbentLatin accumbēns accumbent- present participle of accumbere to recline at table ad- ad- cumbere to recline
(comparative more accumbent, superlative most accumbent)