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suc·cu·lent

 (sŭk′yə-lənt)
adj.
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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succulent

(ˈsʌkjʊlənt)
adj
1. (Cookery) abundant in juices; juicy
2. (Botany) (of plants) having thick fleshy leaves or stems
3. informal stimulating interest, desire, etc
n
(Botany) a plant that is able to exist in arid or salty conditions by using water stored in its fleshy tissues
[C17: from Latin succulentus, from sūcus juice]
ˈsucculence, ˈsucculency n
ˈsucculently adv
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suc•cu•lent

(ˈsʌk yə lənt)

adj.
1. full of juice; juicy.
2. rich in desirable qualities.
3. affording mental nourishment.
4. (of a plant) having fleshy and juicy tissues.
n.
5. a succulent plant, as a sedum or cactus.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin sūculentus= Latin sūc(us), succus juice + -ulentus -ulent]
suc′cu•lence, suc′cu•len•cy, n.
suc′cu•lent•ly, adv.
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suc·cu·lent

(sŭk′yə-lənt)
A plant having fleshy leaves or stems that store water. Cacti are succulents.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.succulent - a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirssucculent - a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs
Carpobrotus edulis, Hottentot fig, Hottentot's fig, Mesembryanthemum edule, sour fig - low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp
Dorotheanthus bellidiformis, livingstone daisy - low-growing showy succulent annual of South Africa having white or pink or red or orange flowers and spatulate leaves covered in papillae that resemble small crystals
flowering stone, lithops, living stone, stone life face, stone plant, stoneface, stone-face - any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones
living granite, stone mimicry plant, living rock - highly succulent stemless clump-forming plants with grey-green leaves similar in texture to lumps of granite; South Africa
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
aloe - succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
Adj.1.succulent - full of juice; "lush fruits"; "succulent roast beef"; "succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves"
juicy - full of juice
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succulent

adjective juicy, moist, luscious, rich, lush, mellow, mouthwatering succulent early vegetables
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Translations
عُصاري، كثير العُصارَهغَض، رَيّان، طرينَبات أو ثَمَرَةُ كَثيرة العُصارَه
šťavnatýsukulentsukulentní
saftplantesukkulent
nedvdúspozsgás növény
òykkblöîungursafamikillsafaríkur, ljúffengur
sukulentas
gaļīgssukulentssulīgs
sukulentsukulentný
kalın ve etlikalın yaprak ve sapı olan bitkisulu ve lezzetli

succulent

[ˈsʌkjʊlənt]
A. ADJ
1. [meat, fruit, vegetable] → suculento
2. (Bot) [plant, leaves] → carnoso
B. N (Bot) → planta f carnosa
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succulent

[ˈsʌkjʊlənt]
adjsucculent(e)
n (BOTANY)plante f grasse
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succulent

adj peach, steaksaftig; (Bot) plant, stemfleischig, sukkulent (spec)
n (Bot) → Fettpflanze f, → Sukkulente f (spec)
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succulent

[ˈsʌkjʊlənt]
1. adj (tasty) → succulento/a
2. n (Bot) succulentspiante fpl grasse
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

succulent

(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.
noun
a plant of this type. A cactus is a type of succulent.
ˈsucculence noun
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The number of beautiful fishing birds, such as egrets and cranes, and the succulent plants assuming most fantastical forms, gave to the scene an interest which it would not otherwise have possessed.
They were a delicate pink in colour, however the leaves were pale green but definitely as a succulent plant. He did not know what it was though and unfortunately neither did any of the members present.
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A flying creature bearing a succulent plant in place of limbs, Gaweda's Turritopsis dohrnii hovered above a formation of chairs: Was it a jellyfish out of water, or an artist drone out of its comfort zone?
Aloe vera is a succulent plant used in herbal remedies and cosmetics.
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Aloe vera known as the true aloe or medicinal aloe, is a species of succulent plant in the genus Aloe that is believed to have originated in the Sudan.