Definición de prostrate en inglés:


Saltos de línea: pros|trate


Pronunciación: /ˈprɒstreɪt
  • 2 Botany Growing along the ground: mats of prostrate herbs can be used to break up expanses of soil
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    • In that area, natural Atriplex cover was very low, with only some prostrate plants growing on creek banks.
    • The duckweeds grow in a prostrate orientation upon the surface of water and rely on the buoyant forces of their environment for support, rather than lignified structures.
    • P. myriophylla is a woody subshrub that forms patches of prostrate or decumbent stems often rooting at the nodes.


Pronunciación: /prɒˈstreɪt
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  • 1 (prostrate oneself) Throw oneself flat on the ground so as to be lying face downwards, especially in reverence or submission: she prostrated herself on the bare floor of the church
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    • Some of the men had prostrated themselves flat on their faces, arms outstretched towards the Goddess.
    • The natives who came to see them off prostrated themselves on the ground and cried in farewell.
    • Another (even greater) problem was that she was unwilling to submit to her dictates or prostrate herself in abject submission.
    throw oneself flat, throw oneself down, lie down, stretch oneself out, bow low, throw oneself at someone's feet


Middle English: from Latin prostratus 'thrown down', past participle of prosternere, from pro- 'before' + sternere 'lay flat'.

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