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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 popular Koriema meat, which is said to be naturally salted, has gained fame for its succulence thanks to the red soils in the area and the shrubs that the goats feed on.
In the very first bite you realise this isn't your ordinary beef burger - rarely do you get, might I say, an unadulterated beef patty that is pure meat; no spices or herbs to overshadow it, just some cheese for succulence, so one can truly enjoy the meat for what it is.
Dark, intense and brooding, the nose promises much: cedar wood, blackcurrants, plums and mulberries with a distinctive herbaceous and spicy edge, and the palate more than delivers on that exciting promise with rich, savoury flavours and fruity succulence.
The sikandari raan (translated to Alexander's lamb) was cooked perfectly, with the juicy succulence and lean meat almost in shreds standing out.
But there is a solution that marries the convenience of a fillet with the succulence of a whole fish: butterflied trout.
Welsh beef is one of our country's best products, reared on our luscious land, resulting in a fabulous flavour and special succulence.
Based on these data, it was calculated the relative growth rate (RGR) and the succulence (Suc) in accordance with the methodology proposed by EL-LITHY et al.
So if you want freshness, succulence and sweetness, grow your own and fill your fruit bowl for months to come.
Enjoy your chicken adobo with local cottage cheese spread over warm toasted bruschetta, or savor the succulence of beef kaldereta in a flaky pie crust pot with generous cheese toppings blow-torched to crispy perfection.