succulence

noun
suc·cu·lence | \ ˈsə-kyə-lən(t)s \

Definition of succulence 

1 : the state of being succulent

2 : succulent feed wild game subsisting on succulence

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Synonyms for succulence

Synonyms

fleshiness, juiciness, pulpiness

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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

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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 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 Before roasting a whole chicken, stuff a pat or two under the skin of the breast for extra flavor and succulence. Jill O'connor, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Compound butters flex their flavor superpowers," 30 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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