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Meaning of SUCCULENT

Pronunciation:  'sukyûlunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs
  2. [adj]  full of juice; "lush fruits"; "succulent roast beef"; "succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves"
 

SUCCULENT is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: juicy, lush
 
 See Also: aloe, cactus, Carpobrotus edulis, Dorotheanthus bellidiformis, flowering stone, Hottentot fig, Hottentot's fig, lithops, living granite, living rock, living stone, livingstone daisy, Mesembryanthemum edule, sour fig, stone life face, stone mimicry plant, stone plant, stoneface, tracheophyte, vascular plant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Suc"cu*lent\, a. [L. succulentus, suculentus, fr.
succus, sucus, juice; perhaps akin to E. suck: cf. F.
succulent.]
Full of juice; juicy.

{Succulent} plants (Bot.), plants which have soft and juicy
   leaves or stems, as the houseleek, the live forever, and
   the species of Mesembryanthemum.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Juicy; full of juice or sap.
 

 

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