Definitions for succulentˈsʌk yə lənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

suc•cu•lentˈsʌk yə lənt(adj.)

  1. full of juice; juicy.

  2. rich in desirable qualities.

  3. affording mental nourishment.

  4. (of a plant) having fleshy and juicy tissues.

  5. (n.)a succulent plant, as a sedum or cactus.

    Category: Plants

Origin of succulent:

1595–1605; < LL sūculentus= L sūc(us), succus juice +-ulentus -ulent


Princeton's WordNet

  1. succulent(adj)

    a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs

  2. lush, succulent(adj)

    full of juice

    "lush fruits"; "succulent roast beef"; "succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves"


  1. succulent(Noun)

    a succulent plant (such as cactus)

  2. succulent(Adjective)

    juicy or lush

  3. succulent(Adjective)

    interesting or delectable

  4. succulent(Adjective)

    having fleshy leaves or other tissues that store water

Webster Dictionary

  1. Succulent(adj)

    full of juice; juicy

Translations for succulent

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of fruit or other food eg meat) juicy and delicious

a succulent peach.

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