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Meaning of decumbent

de•cum•bent

Pronunciation: (di-kum'bunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. lying down; recumbent.
  2. (of stems, branches, etc.) lying or trailing on the ground with the extremity tending to ascend.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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