Definitions for caducouskəˈdu kəs, -ˈdyu-
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shed at an early stage of development
"most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
Of a part of an organism, disappearing in the normal course of development.
Tending to fall early.
dropping off or disappearing early, as the calyx of a poppy, or the gills of a tadpole
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