noun de·cum·bi·ture \-bəˌchu̇(ə)r, -bə̇chər\

Definition of decumbiture



  1. 1 obsolete :  confinement to a sickbed

  2. 2a :  the time of taking to one's bed from sickness b :  a horoscope of such a decumbiture

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Origin and Etymology of decumbiture

Latin decumbere to lie down, lie ill + -it- (in decubitus, past participle of decumbere) + English -ure

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a brief usually trivial fact

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