accumbency

noun
ac·​cum·​ben·​cy | \ əˈkəmbənsē, aˈ- \
plural -es

Definition of accumbency

: the state of being accumbent

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First Known Use of accumbency

1658, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for accumbency

Latin accumbent-, accumbens + English -cy

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“Accumbency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accumbency. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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