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succulent

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adjective suc·cu·lent \-lənt\

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

succulently

adverb

Examples of succulent in a sentence

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

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

Origin and Etymology 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

Definition of succulent

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

1825

First Known Use of succulent

1825


SUCCULENT Defined for English Language Learners

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succulent

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adjective suc·cu·lent \-lənt\

Definition of succulent for English Language Learners

  • : full of juice

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


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succulent

noun suc·cu·lent

Definition of succulent for English Language Learners

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


SUCCULENT Defined for Kids

succulent

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adjective suc·cu·lent \ˈsə-kyə-lənt\

Definition of succulent for Students

  1. :  juicy <succulent fruits>



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