procumbent


pro·cum·bent

adjective \prō-ˈkəm-bənt\

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

Rhymes with PROCUMBENT

pro·cum·bent

adjective \(ˈ)prō-ˈkəm-bənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROCUMBENT

: a slanting forward <procumbent maxillary incisors>

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