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succulent


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Succulent  \Suc"cu*lent\,  a.  [L.  succulentus  suculentus  fr 
  succus,  sucus,  juice;  perhaps  akin  to  E.  suck:  cf  F. 
  succulent.] 
  Full  of  juice;  juicy. 
 
  {Succulent}  plants  (Bot.),  plants  which  have  soft  and  juicy 
  leaves  or  stems,  as  the  houseleek,  the  live  forever,  and 
  the  species  of  Mesembryanthemum. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  succulent 
  adj  :  full  of  juice;  "lush  fruits";  "succulent  roast  beef"; 
  "succulent  plants  with  thick  fleshy  leaves"  [syn:  {lush}] 
  n  :  a  plant  adapted  to  arid  conditions  and  characterized  by 
  fleshy  water-storing  tissues  that  act  as  water  reservoirs 




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