Succulency
Succulence Suc"cu*lence, Succulency Suc"cu*len*cy, n. [See {Succulent}.] The quality or condition of being succulent; juiciness; as, the succulence of a peach. [1913 Webster]

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  • succulency — See succulence. * * * …   Universalium

  • succulency — n. juiciness, quality of being full of juice or sap …   English contemporary dictionary

  • succulency — n. See succulence …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • succulency — suc·cu·len·cy …   English syllables

  • succulency — noun a juicy appetizingness • Syn: ↑succulence, ↑juiciness • Derivationally related forms: ↑juicy (for: ↑juiciness), ↑succulent (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Succulence — Suc cu*lence, Succulency Suc cu*len*cy, n. [See {Succulent}.] The quality or condition of being succulent; juiciness; as, the succulence of a peach. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • succulent — succulence, succulency, n. succulently, adv. /suk yeuh leuhnt/, adj. 1. full of juice; juicy. 2. rich in desirable qualities. 3. affording mental nourishment. 4. (of a plant) having fleshy and juicy tissues. n. 5. a succulent pl …   Universalium

  • succulence — n.; (also succulency) Juiciness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • succulent — /ˈsʌkjələnt / (say sukyuhluhnt) adjective 1. full of juice; juicy. 2. rich in desirable qualities. 3. affording mental nourishment; not dry. 4. (of plants, etc.) having fleshy and juicy tissues. –noun 5. a fleshy or juicy plant, as a cactus.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • succulent — [suk′yo͞o lənt] adj. [L succulentus < sucus, juice: see SUCK] 1. full of juice; juicy 2. full of interest, vigor, etc.; not dry or dull 3. Bot. having thick, fleshy tissues for storing water, as a cactus n. a succulent plant succulence n.… …   English World dictionary

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