Root Word of the Day: PROCUMBENT

procumbent (adj) – growing along the ground; lying face down; prone or prostrate
BREAKDOWN: PRO- (forward) + CUMB- (to lie) + -ENT (being or inclined to)


This word is built on the root CUMB-, which means to lie down.
Common CUMB- words include succumb.
More esoteric CUMB- words include accumbent and procumbent.

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