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Definition of the adjective accumbent
What does accumbent mean as an attribute of a noun?
- lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
Alternative definition of the adjective accumbent
- Leaning or reclining, as the ancients did at their meals.
- [botany] Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf against another leaf
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Encyclopaedia of Plants (1872)
Comprising the Specific Character, Description, and Every Other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants Indigenous to Britain. Ed. by Mrs. Loudon, Assisted by G. Don and D. Wooster by John Claudius Loudon
A genus distinguished from Sisymbnum by its accumbent cotyledom. " 8969 Radical leaves stalked obovate or lyrate, Cauline amplexicaul pinnatifid,.
111.716 definitions & 1.55 mill cross-references by Noah Webster
The state of being accumbent ...
The rhymers' lexicon (1971)
by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury
accumbent decumbent incumbent procumbent recumbent superincumbe'nt cumber encumber lumbar lumber number outnumber slumber umber dumber ( see-mmer,p.689) unnumbered cumbered, etc. dumbest (see-mmest,p.689) columbìe plumbie ...
an Anthology by Samuel Johnson
The Roman recumbent, or more properly accumbent, ...
by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist
Caryocar costaricense has a curved, accumbent embryo and the plumule and radicle dehydrate immediately after endocarp dehydration. The dehydration of Lecythis ampla seeds first affects the seed coat and then the meristematic poles ( radical and apical); they die instantly after seed coat dehydration. The seeds enclosed in berries (Calophyllum brasiliense) or drupes (Caryocar costaricense, M. guianensis) are protected by the pericarp tissues, which help maintain seed moisture.
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Video shows what accumbent means. Leaning or reclining, as the ancients did at their meals.. Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf against another leaf.
Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1M3B3E1N1T1
The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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