Definition of procumbent
1 : being or having stems that trail along the ground without rooting
2 : lying face down
Origin of procumbent
Latin procumbent-, procumbens, present participle of procumbere to fall or lean forward, from pro- forward + -cumbere to lie down
First Known Use: 1668
Medical Definition of procumbent
: a slanting forward <procumbent maxillary incisors>
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