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Meaning of RESUPINE

Pronunciation:  `reesoo'pIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lying face upward
 

RESUPINE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: supine, unerect
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re`su*pine"\, a. [L. resupinus; pref. re- re- +
supinus bent backward, supine.]
Lying on the back; supine; hence, careless. --Sir K. Digby.

      He spake, and, downward swayed, fell resupine, With his
      huge neck aslant.                        --Cowper.

 

 

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