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de·cid·u·ous

 (dĭ-sĭj′o͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Shedding or losing foliage at the end of the growing season: deciduous trees.
2. Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of growth: deciduous antlers; deciduous leaves.
3. Of or relating to the primary teeth.

[From Latin dēciduus, from dēcidere, to fall off : dē-, de- + cadere, to fall; see kad- in Indo-European roots.]

de·cid′u·ous·ly adv.
de·cid′u·ous·ness n.

deciduous

(dɪˈsɪdjʊəs)
adj
1. (Botany) (of trees and shrubs) shedding all leaves annually at the end of the growing season and then having a dormant period without leaves. Compare evergreen1
2. (Zoology) (of antlers, wings, teeth, etc) being shed at the end of a period of growth
3. rare impermanent; transitory. Compare evergreen2
[C17: from Latin dēciduus falling off, from dēcidere to fall down, from cadere to fall]
deˈciduously adv
deˈciduousness n

de•cid•u•ous

(dɪˈsɪdʒ u əs)

adj.
1. shedding the leaves annually, as certain trees and shrubs.
2. falling off or shed at a particular season, stage of growth, etc., as leaves, horns, or teeth.
3. impermanent; transitory.
[1650–60; < Latin dēciduus tending to fall, falling derivative of dēcid(ere) to fall off, down (dē- de- + -cidere, comb. form of cadere to fall)]
de•cid′u•ous•ly, adv.
de•cid′u•ous•ness, n.

de·cid·u·ous

(dĭ-sĭj′o͞o-əs)
1. Shedding leaves at the end of a growing season and regrowing them at the beginning of the next growing season. Most deciduous plants bear flowers and have woody stems and broad rather than needle-like leaves. Maples, oaks, elms, and aspens are deciduous. Compare evergreen.
2. Falling off or shed at a particular season or stage of growth: Deer have deciduous antlers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deciduous - (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
evergreen - (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year
2.deciduous - (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth; "deciduous teeth"
caducous, shed - shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
Translations
مُتَساقِط، مُتَناثِر
opadavý
løvfældende
lombhullató
sumargrænn
lapuotis
lapu
opadávajúci
yapraklarını döken

deciduous

[dɪˈsɪdjʊəs] ADJ [tree] → de hoja caduca

deciduous

[dɪˈsɪdjʊəs] adj [tree] → à feuilles caduques

deciduous

adj leavesdie jedes Jahr abfallen; antlersdas abgeworfen wird; deciduous tree/forestLaubbaum m/-wald m

deciduous

[dɪˈsɪdjʊəs] adjdeciduo/a

deciduous

(diˈsidjuəs) , ((American) -dʒuəs) adjective
(of trees) having leaves that fall in autumn. Oaks are deciduous trees.

de·cid·u·ous

a. deciduo-a, de permanencia temporal;
___ dentitionprimera dentición;
___ teethdientes ___ -s, dientes de leche.

deciduous

adj (dent) deciduo
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