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synonyms for procumbent

  • decumbent
  • flat on one's back
  • horizontal
  • laying down
  • parallel
  • prone
  • prostrate
  • recumbent
  • supine
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How to use procumbent in a sentence

Ratany, rat′a-ni, n. a perennial procumbent shrub, yielding the medicinal ratany root.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
On the steep bluffs along the river was often a heavy growth of red cedar; and some large areas of procumbent juniper occurred.
THE MAMMALS OF WASHTENAW COUNTY, MICHIGANNORMAN WOOD
It is a smooth plant, with procumbent, branching stems varying from six inches to two feet in length.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
It is a profusely-branched, evergreen shrub, either erect or procumbent, and usually from one to five feet high.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Its stem and branches are round or scarcely angular, and usually procumbent and crooked.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Of these characters length of internode was carried by the Bush, and the procumbent habit by the original Cupid parent.
MENDELISMREGINALD CRUNDALL PUNNETT
The bringing of them together by the cross resulted in a procumbent plant with long internodes.
MENDELISMREGINALD CRUNDALL PUNNETT
Name from , a creeping thing, the species being chiefly procumbent.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Most of these have either matted procumbent stems, or such as, including the flower, rarely rise more than an inch in height.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
We also collected the linum rigidum, and a semi-procumbent species of sida, which appears to be undescribed.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PROCUMBENT

  • climbing
  • clinging
  • growing along the ground
  • horizontal
  • procumbent
  • prostrate
  • recumbent
  • reptant
  • reptilian
  • serpentine
  • spreading
  • stoloniferous
  • trailing
  • vermicular
  • vinelike
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