Definition of Succulent

1. Noun. A plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs.




2. Adjective. Full of juice. "Succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves"
Exact synonyms: Lush
Similar to: Juicy
Derivative terms: Succulence

Definition of Succulent

1. a. Full of juice; juicy.

Definition of Succulent

1. Adjective. juicy or lush ¹

2. Adjective. interesting or delectable ¹

3. Adjective. (botany) having fleshy leaves or other tissues that store water ¹

4. Noun. a succulent plant (such as cactus) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Succulent

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Succulent

succours
succous
succuba
succubae
succubas
succubi
succubine
succubous
succubuses
succubuslike
succulence
succulences
succulencies
succulency
succulent (current term)
succulently
succulents
succulous
succumb
succumbed
succumbest
succumbeth
succumbing
succumbs
succursal
succus
succuss
succussation
succussations

Literary usage of Succulent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Spiny, 6-8-angled succulent shrub often grown under names of E. virosa ... Spiny succulent with branches V-shaped in cross- section, and clustered on a ..."

2. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1834)
"As the greater number of our fossil plants have been referred to the ferns, cactuses, and other succulent analogues, it is among these we are to look for ..."

3. The Flora of British India by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1890)
"succulent herbs or shrubs, often epiphytic, with the characters of ... _An epiphyte ; stem woody below, branches succulent. Leaves 6-S in., ..."

4. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1808)
"Leaves imbricated, palish, pellucid and succulent, obovate or spatulate, obtuse, wavy, entire, finely marked with round reticulations, and furnished with a ..."

5. Lectures on the Physiology of Plants by Julius Sachs (1887)
"By means of this constitution, the succulent plants are enabled to live, ... In the succulent shoot-axes, the leaves, although formed at the growing point, ..."

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