decumbiture

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

Definition of decumbiture

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

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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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