succulence

noun
suc·​cu·​lence | \ ˈsə-kyə-lən(t)s How to pronounce succulence (audio) \

Definition of succulence

1 : the state of being succulent
2 : succulent feed wild game subsisting on succulence

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Examples of succulence in a Sentence

the succulence of the apple was such that the first bite sent juice running down my chin
Recent Examples on the Web Forget crispy skin this year and go for moist succulence. Josie Adams, Bon Appetit, "33 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes," 23 Oct. 2020 But the real fun is when Rochester Mills takes this beer and splits it off into 12 unique flavors each November, adding a little excitement and succulence to the beer-tasting experience. Brian Manzullo, Detroit Free Press, "Rochester Mills reveals this year's '12 Days of Milkshake Stout,' and it looks flavorful," 22 Oct. 2020 Garlic and coriander in the hen’s brine impart uncommon succulence. Washington Post, "Hanumanh serves Laotian dishes and drinks so exciting they make a critic long to be a regular," 19 Feb. 2020 There’s an especial succulence to the date: Chick-Fil-A, the company’s main rival, is closed on Sundays. Natasha Frost, Quartzy, "Americans are waiting hours to eat the Popeyes chicken sandwich," 3 Nov. 2019 But once the cooking is done, the payoff is big: The rich and brawny succulence is matched by few other meats. Melissa Clark, New York Times, "Lamb Shanks Show Off Their Inner Beauty," 15 Dec. 2017 Beran preserves plums in koji, draping them in veils of freshly made soy skin yuba for an effect that intensifies the fruit’s succulence. Garrett Snyder, Los Angeles Magazine, "The 10 Best New Restaurants of 2017," 12 Dec. 2017 The two men developed 24 new varieties, allowing growers to double the amount of strawberries produced while retaining the fruit’s succulence. Scott Smith, The Seattle Times, "Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries," 24 May 2017 The two men developed 24 new varieties, allowing growers to double the amount of strawberries produced while retaining the fruit’s succulence. Scott Smith, The Seattle Times, "Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries," 24 May 2017

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First Known Use of succulence

1787, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of succulence was in 1787

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“Succulence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/succulence. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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