pulpy fleshy
nonwoody onwoody adj. not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood; as, nonwoody plants. Opposite of {woody}. [Narrower terms: {herbaceous}; {pulpy, fleshy}] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Pulpy — Pulp y, n. Like pulp; consisting of pulp; soft; fleshy; succulent; as, the {pulpy} covering of a nut; the pulpy substance of a peach or a cherry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fleshy — [adj] overweight adipose, ample, beefy*, brawny, chubby*, chunky*, corpulent, fat, gross, heavy, hefty, husky, meaty*, obese, plump, porcine, portly, pudgy*, pulpy, sarcous, stout, tubby*, weighty, well padded*, zaftig*; concepts 406,491,773 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • Fleshy fruits — Fruit Fruit, n. [OE. fruit, frut, F. fruit, from L. fructus enjoyment, product, fruit, from frui, p. p. fructus, to enjoy; akin to E. brook, v. t. See {Brook}, v. t., and cf. {Fructify}, {Frugal}.] 1. Whatever is produced for the nourishment or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fleshy — adjective (fleshier; est) Date: 14th century 1. a. marked by, consisting of, or resembling flesh b. marked by abundant flesh; especially corpulent 2. a. succulent, pulpy < the fleshy texture of a melon > b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pulpy — pulp ► NOUN 1) a soft, wet mass of crushed or pounded material. 2) the soft fleshy part of a fruit. 3) a soft wet mass of fibres derived from rags or wood, used in papermaking. 4) (before another noun ) denoting popular or sensational writing,… …   English terms dictionary

  • fleshy — fleshily, adj. fleshiness, n. /flesh ee/, adj., fleshier, fleshiest. 1. having much flesh; plump; fat. 2. consisting of or resembling flesh. 3. Bot. consisting of fleshlike substance; pulpy, as a fruit; thick and tender, as a succulent leaf.… …   Universalium

  • pulpy — pulpily, adv. pulpiness, n. /pul pee/, adj., pulpier, pulpiest. 1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling pulp; fleshy or soft. 2. pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling magazines or books considered pulp; sensationalistic;… …   Universalium

  • fleshy — Synonyms and related words: adipose, baccate, beefy, big bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, brawny, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, doughy, dumpy, fat, fattish, flabby, full, gross, heavy, heavyset, hefty, hippy, imposing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pulpy — Synonyms and related words: baccate, buttery, creamy, dead, dilute, diluted, doughy, edematous, emulsive, fade, flabby, flat, flavorless, fleshy, gruelly, half frozen, half melted, inane, indifferent, insipid, jejune, macerated, masticated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fleshy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. plump, fat (see rotundity). II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. plump, corpulent, chubby, beefy; see fat 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. fat, plump, beefy, obese, blubbery, corpulent, chubby, chunky,… …   English dictionary for students

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