succulence


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.succulence - a juicy appetizingness
appetisingness, appetizingness - the property of stimulating the appetite
Translations
عُصارِيَّه
šťavnatost
saftighed
nedvbőség
safaríki
sulu olma

succulence

[ˈsʌkjʊləns] Nsuculencia f

succulence

nSaftigkeit f

succulence

[ˈsʌkjʊləns] nsucculenza

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
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.
Dry aged on the bone for 14 days, and further matured to 21 days - giving the meat a fuller flavour with exceptional tenderness and succulence.
The Unbelievable Burger's all-natural plant-based ingredients recreates the succulence, texture and appearance of real animal meat.
The most relished varieties among these known for their taste and succulence are the Khalas, Khunaizi and Fardh dates.
Made in Italy by a family run company with eight generations of expertise, dating back to 1812, the ham has been slowly cooked in a steam oven to keep all its succulence and flavour.
The succulence of its leaves allows it to store water which helps it to withstand drought.
Ask any food photographer who has spent hours meticulously sculpting dishes to maximise their succulence, or window dresser who has dressed dummies so their creases fall exactly right.
Based on the hypothesis that nutrient solution salinity and application rates interfere with water and physiological relations of a crop, this study aimed to evaluate the use of brackish waters to prepare the nutrient solution and replace the evapotranspired volume, besides rates of application of this solution, on the water stress index, water potentials, leaf succulence and total water consumption of cauliflower.
There is no denying that the best lechon anyone can get their hands on-a succulence fit for royalty, so to speak-can only be savored in the 'Queen City of the South.'
Co-host Cherry Healey heads to a farm in Suffolk where piglets are bred outdoors, conducts a taste test to discover the best way to cook sausages for maximum succulence, and visits a factory which makes a whopping 1.4million Scotch eggs a week.
In his opinion, the breed is superior for taste, succulence and cookability, giving it a unique selling point.
This truly enormous 1.1kg ribeye steak has been dry-aged on the bone for 14 days, and further matured for 21 days, giving the meat a fuller flavour "with exceptional tenderness and succulence".