succubous

[suhk-yuh-buh s]
Compare incubous.

Origin of succubous

1855–60; < Latin succub(āre) to lie under (see succuba) + -ous
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succubous

adjective
  1. (of a liverwort) having the leaves arranged so that the upper margin of each leaf is covered by the lower margin of the next leaf alongCompare incubous

Word Origin for succubous

C19: from Late Latin succubare : see succubus
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