accubation definition

  • noun:
    • The work or posture of reclining on a couch, as practiced because of the ancients at meals.
    • The work or pose of reclining on a couch, as practiced by the ancients at dishes.
    • The work of lying down or reclining; especially, the old practice, based on the Orient, of consuming dishes in a recumbent posture.
    • In medication, lying-in; confinement; accouchement.

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