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recumbent

1. (of a part or organ) leaning or resting against another organ or the ground
2. (of a fold in a rock formation) in which the axial plane is nearly horizontal
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recumbent

[ri′kəm·bənt]
(botany)
Of or pertaining to a plant or plant part that tends to rest on the surface of the soil.
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