decumbiture

noun

de·​cum·​bi·​ture
-bəˌchu̇(ə)r,
-bə̇chər
plural -s
1
obsolete : confinement to a sickbed
2
a
: the time of taking to one's bed from sickness
b
: a horoscope of such a decumbiture

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Decumbiture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decumbiture. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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