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1. Full of juice or sap; juicy.
2. Botany Having thick, fleshy, water-storing leaves or stems.
3. Highly interesting or enjoyable; delectable: a succulent bit of gossip.
n. Botany
A succulent plant, such as a sedum or cactus.

[Latin succulentus, from succus, juice; see seuə- in Indo-European roots.]

suc′cu·lence, suc′cu·len·cy n.
suc′cu·lent·ly adv.
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Noun1.succulence - a juicy appetizingness
appetisingness, appetizingness - the property of stimulating the appetite
sulu olma


[ˈsʌkjʊləns] Nsuculencia f


nSaftigkeit f


[ˈsʌkjʊləns] nsucculenza


(ˈsakjulənt) adjective
1. (of fruit or other food eg meat) juicy and delicious. a succulent peach.
2. (of plants) having thick stems and leaves that are full of moisture.
a plant of this type. A cactus is a type of succulent.
ˈsucculence noun
References in classic literature ?
Or we could tell of that cake the pirates cooked so that the boys might eat it and perish; and how they placed it in one cunning spot after another; but always Wendy snatched it from the hands of her children, so that in time it lost its succulence, and became as hard as a stone, and was used as a missile, and Hook fell over it in the dark.
The meat has a little bit of fat, which enhances its succulence.
THE RECIPE TO A PERFECT STEAK Sirloin is a fine choice due to its tasty , melt-in-the-mouth succulence.
Call me a naive old fool if you will, but I'd expected a small fat burger - a burger that would provide texture and taste and succulence in a couple of mouthfuls.
Jason added: "The new burgers, which as far as I know have never been made commercially before, blend the marvellous succulence and tenderness of the Welsh Black Beef, which I source from a farmer close to Bodnant, and the dark, rich and malty flavour of the beer.
at iron to a Denver steak - which o'er great taste, succulence and value.
The bresola was the superior option as the scallops were a little chewy and lacked that wonderful sweet succulence we were hoping for.
The company, which prides itself on its innovation and long-term development partnerships with household manufacturers, already supplies many complimentary ingredients to the meat industry, including Deliquess, which increases succulence whilst simultaneously reducing fat; Complex, a wheat protein used to bind and emulsify; and Ezimoist, for effective tumbling and injection of meat products.
But in the categories of succulence, taste and cost, skirt steak takes the crown, no contest.
This will melt down during cooking, basting the steak with flavour and adding succulence.
You need a bit of fat to add flavour and succulence to the meat.
Steam cooking is not only a healthy way of preparing vegetables, as vitamin and mineral levels are maintained, but a great way to ensure the succulence of meat and fish, especially through slow cooking which offers tenderness without the risk of over-cooking.