deciduousness
noun see deciduous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Deciduousness — De*cid u*ous*ness, n. The quality or state of being deciduous …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deciduousness — noun The state or condition of being deciduous; the quality of trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season. Worldwide, foliage deciduousness in angiosperms is believed to have arisen in tropical species as a response to periodic… …   Wiktionary

  • deciduousness — See deciduously. * * * …   Universalium

  • deciduousness — n. yearly shedding of leaves (of plants or trees) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deciduousness — de·cid·u·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • deciduousness — noun see deciduous * * * decidˈuousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑deciduous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deciduity — Dec i*du i*ty, n. Deciduousness. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deciduous — adjective Etymology: Latin deciduus, from decidere to fall off, from de + cadere to fall more at chance Date: 1688 1. falling off or shed seasonally or at a certain stage of development in the life cycle < deciduous leaves > < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Forest — This article is about a community of trees. For other uses, see Forest (disambiguation). A conifer forest in the Swiss Alps (National Park) …   Wikipedia

  • Shade tree — A shade tree is any tree grown specifically for its shade. This term usually applies to large trees with spreading canopies. Shade trees are effective in reducing the energy used in cooling homes.Some of the most popular shade trees are oaks,… …   Wikipedia

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