superincumbent

adjective su·per·in·cum·bent \ ˌsü-pər-in-ˈkəm-bənt \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of superincumbent

: lying or resting and usually exerting pressure on something else

superincumbently

adverb

Origin and Etymology of superincumbent

Latin superincumbent-, superincumbens, present participle of superincumbere to lie on top of, from super- + incumbere to lie down on — more at incumbent


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