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resupine Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite lying face upward
    supine.
WordNet

Re`su*pine" adjective
Etymology
L. resupinus; pref.re- re- + supinus bent backward, supine.
Definitions
  1. Lying on the back; supine; hence, careless. Sir K. Digby.
    He spake, and, downward swayed, fell resupine, With his huge neck aslant. Cowper.

Webster 1913