|1.||lying down; reclining|
|2.||(of a part or organ) leaning or resting against another organ or the ground: a recumbent stem|
|3.||(of a fold in a rock formation) in which the axial plane is nearly horizontal|
|[C17: from Latin recumbere to lie back, from |
recumbent re·cum·bent (rĭ-kŭm'bənt)
Lying down, especially in a position of comfort; reclining.