Definition of Deciduousness

1. n. The quality or state of being deciduous.



Definition of Deciduousness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being deciduous; the quality of trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season. ¹

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Definition of Deciduousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deciduousness

deciduate
deciduate placenta
deciduitis
deciduity
deciduoma
deciduosity
deciduous
deciduous dentition
deciduous holly
deciduous membrane
deciduous plant
deciduous teeth
deciduous tooth
deciduousness (current term)
deciduousnesses
decieve
decigrade
decigrades
decigram
decigramme
decigrammes
decigrams
decikatal
decikatals
decile
deciles
deciliter
deciliters

Literary usage of Deciduousness

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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"Now the deciduousness and persistency of the calyx lobes in the Le Conte pear ... Hence persistency and deciduousness of calyx lobes are not necessarily to ..."

2. On Contemporary Literature by Stuart Pratt Sherman (1917)
"The theme as he states it is only the threadbare platitude of cavalier poetry—the deciduousness of phy- ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"deciduousness, (de-iud'-u-ns-nes) n.». Aptness to fall. DECIMAL, (des'-e-mal) a. Numbered by ten ; multiplied by ten. To DECIMATE, (des-e-mate) vo To tithe; ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... deciduousness (de-sid'u-us-nes), n. The quality of being deciduous. decil, decile (des'il), «. [= F. deal = It. decile, irreg. ..."

5. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"... on the other foliaceous or none) takes the lead in the first two series, and is followed by the persistence or deciduousness of the perianth, ..."

6. American Journal of Education (1880)
"... of a higher degree the doctrine of Immortality (which vegetation symbolizes in the persistence of its life-principle and deciduousness of its forms). ..."

7. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1866)
"... or deciduousness of the vomerine teeth. In some species the vomer is normally armed with a double or single series throughout life, although of course ..."

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