succulent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French succulent, from Latin succulentus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

succulent (comparative more succulent, superlative most succulent)

  1. juicy or lush
    • 1984 December, Pat Neisser, “Quebec”, in Orange Coast Magazine, volume 10, number 12, page 98:
      Escargots, smoked salmon, fresh seafood, and pasta are all presented in succulent style, and the price is right.
  2. luscious or delectable
    • 2000, Stereophile - Volume 23, Issues 7-12, page 167:
      "Hotter Than That," written by his wife, Lil Hardin, who had dandy rhythm herself, is scat vocal a la king, as Armstrong trades succulent phrases with guitar whiz Lonnie Johnson before offering a brief but telling solo.
    • 2003, T. D. Jakes, God's Leading Lady, →ISBN:
      It could be a verse from God's word that darts straight to the need of your heart with its succulent comfort.
    • 2005, Michael Kent, The Big Jiggety: Or the Return of the Kind of American, →ISBN, page 44:
      Not far from me, I noticed a succulent blond.
    • 2005, Kathleen Scott, A Woman's Toolbox: Practical Tools for Creating a Balanced Life, →ISBN:
      Let go of the titles and just be the succulent woman you are each moment changing anew.
    • 2006, Fred Khumalo, Bitches' Brew, →ISBN, page 9:
      It will get a hard-on even if its owner sees a one-breasted woman with no teeth, and squinty eyes, just as long as she holds promise of a nice behind, agreeable thighs — a succulent woman.
    • 2014, Carle C. Zimmerman, Family and Civilization, →ISBN:
      The peaceful revolution was achieved in the United States following 1820, largely under the guise of succulent phrases and legal technicalities.
  3. (botany) having fleshy leaves or other tissues that store water

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Noun[edit]

succulent (plural succulents)

  1. a succulent plant (such as cactus)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin succulentus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sʏ.kyˈlɛnt/
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  • Hyphenation: suc‧cu‧lent
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Adjective[edit]

succulent (comparative succulenter, superlative succulentst)

  1. succulent, juicy
    Synonym: sappig
  2. (botany) succulent (storing water in leaves or other tissue)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of succulent
uninflected succulent
inflected succulente
comparative succulenter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial succulent succulenter het succulentst
het succulentste
indefinite m./f. sing. succulente succulentere succulentste
n. sing. succulent succulenter succulentste
plural succulente succulentere succulentste
definite succulente succulentere succulentste
partitive succulents succulenters

Noun[edit]

succulent m (plural succulenten, diminutive succulentje n)

  1. succulent plant
    Synonym: vetplant

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

succulent (feminine singular succulente, masculine plural succulents, feminine plural succulentes)

  1. succulent (all senses)