- One who reclines at table.
- Leaning or reclining, as the ancients did at their meals.
Etymology: Latin accumb + -ent
- The Roman ... posture in eating. - Arbuthnot
- (Botany): Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf against another leaf - Gray
- Accumbent cotyledons have their edges placed against the caulicle. - Eaton
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