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succulent

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adjective suc·cu·lent \-lənt\

Simple Definition of succulent

  • : full of juice

  • of plants : having thick, heavy leaves or stems that store water

Full Definition of succulent

  1. 1a :  full of juice :  juicyb :  moist and tasty :  toothsome <a succulent meal>c of a plant :  having fleshy tissues that conserve moisture

  2. 2 :  rich in interest

suc·cu·lent·ly adverb

Examples of succulent

  1. <vines weighted down with plump, succulent grapes>

  2. <a buffet table set with an array of succulent roasts>



Origin of succulent

Latin suculentus, from sucus juice, sap; perhaps akin to Latin sugere to suck — more at suck


First Known Use: 1601


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succulent

noun suc·cu·lent

Simple Definition of succulent

  • : a plant that stores water in its leaves or stems : a succulent plant

Full Definition of succulent

  1. :  a succulent plant (as a cactus or an aloe)

1825

First Known Use of succulent

1825



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