What does accumbent mean?
The definition of accumbent
Ac*cum”bent, a.
1 Leaning or reclining, as the ancients did at their meals. The Roman.. accumbent posture in eating. Arbuthnot.
2 (Bot.)
Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf against another leaf. Gray. Accumbent cotyledons have their edges placed against the caulicle. Eaton.
Ac*cum”bent, n.
One who reclines at table.