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

Examples of succulence in a Sentence

  1. the succulence of the apple was such that the first bite sent juice running down my chin

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First Known Use of succulence

1787

succulence Synonyms

Synonyms
fleshiness, juiciness, pulpiness
Related Words
sap, sappiness
Near Antonyms
dryness, waterlessness


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