Definition of deciduous
- deciduous leaves
- deciduous scales
- maples, birches, and other deciduous trees
- deciduous dentition
- a deciduous forest
- There is much that is deciduous in books …
- —J. R. Lowell
the bare branches of a deciduous tree in winter
he chose not to fret about the deciduous discomforts of his existence
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of a tree, bush, etc. : having leaves that fall off every year
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