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Meaning of RECUMBENT

Pronunciation:  ri'kumbunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
 

RECUMBENT is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: accumbent, decumbent, reclining, unerect
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*cum"bent\ (-bet), a. [L. recumbens, -entis, p. pr.
of recumbere. See {Recumb}, {Incumbent}.]
Leaning; reclining; lying; as, the recumbent posture of the
Romans at their meals. Hence, figuratively; Resting;
inactive; idle. -- {Re*cum"bent*ly}, adv.

 

 

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