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resupine

[ree-soo-pahyn, res-uh-]
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adjective
  1. lying on the back; supine.
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Origin of resupine

First recorded in 1620–30, resupine is from the Latin word resupīnus bent back, lying back. See re-, supine
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Related Words for resupine

flat, horizontal, level, prostrate, recumbent, supine, decumbent, procumbent, resupine, sprawling

British Dictionary definitions for resupine

resupine

adjective
  1. rare lying on the back; supine
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Word Origin for resupine

C17: from Latin resupīnus lying on the back
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