Decumbently
Decumbently De*cum"bent*ly, adv. In a decumbent posture. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • decumbently — decumˈbently adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑decumbent …   Useful english dictionary

  • decumbent — decumbence, decumbency, n. decumbently, adv. /di kum beuhnt/, adj. 1. lying down; recumbent. 2. Bot. (of stems, branches, etc.) lying or trailing on the ground with the extremity tending to ascend. [1635 45; < L decumbent (s. of decumbens), prp.… …   Universalium

  • decumbent — /dəˈkʌmbənt/ (say duh kumbuhnt) adjective 1. lying down; recumbent. 2. Botany (of stems, branches, etc.) lying or trailing on the ground with the extremity tending to ascend. {Latin dēcumbens, present participle} –decumbence, decumbency, noun… …   Australian English dictionary

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