Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, spread over the surface of the ground; procumbent: as, a humifuse plant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Spread over the surface of the ground; procumbent.

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  • adjective botany Spread over the surface of the ground; procumbent.

Etymologies

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Latin humus ground + fusus, past participle of fundere to spread.

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