decumbent

[ dih-kuhm-buh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF decumbent
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECUMBENT

It is decumbent, and difficult to harvest for hay when seeded alone.

Some are attached by the whole length of the shell, they are then said to be decumbent.

VanGorder's and Bradner's records may also be the decumbent form.

I refer Higley and Raddin's record to the decumbent variety.

Decumbent, reclining on the ground, as if too weak to stand.

Decumbent, reclined on the ground, the summit tending to rise, 39.

As one might expect, the position of greatest ease is the decumbent.

The tiny blue to purple flowers of the Verbena are grouped in dense heads on decumbent stems.

Decumbent, de-kum′bent, adj. lying down: reclining on the ground.

The frond is long and narrow, and rarely rises erect, but usually is decumbent or reclined in position.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DECUMBENT

flat

adjectivelevel, smooth
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