decumbent definition

  • adjective:
    • Lying down; reclining.
    • Botany Lying or growing on a lawn but with erect or increasing ideas: decumbent stems.
    • Of a plant, which lies on a lawn with recommendations turned upwards.
    • prone; prostrate; recumbent.
    • Reclining on the ground, like too poor to stand, and looking after rise at the summit or apex.
    • lying down; capable of convenience or rest
  • others:
    • Lying down; reclining; prostrate; recumbent.
    • Specifically In botany, having the base reclining upon the ground, as an ascending stem the lower part of which rests upon the earth.

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