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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsucculentsuc‧cu‧lent1 /ˈsʌkjələnt/ adjective  DELICIOUSjuicy and good to eat a succulent steaksucculence noun [uncountable]
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succulentThe lettuce, succulent and green.It can be anything from a rich and succulent casserole to a stir fry recipe with a subtle hint of the Orient.With fingers stained and mouths puckered and purple, our memories of indulgently consuming these succulent fruits are almost sinful.The chicken was golden and crispy on the outside and juicy and succulent inside.The bright flavor of paprika, in combination with sour cream, is a perfect foil for the succulent meat of rabbit.This part of the country is famous for its fine wines and succulent peaches.All were eyeless for the crows and ravens pluck the succulent pieces first.There would be a table groaning with smoked ham, with thick succulent slices of cold beef and crusty fresh bread.One is raised primarily for the purpose of foie gras, the succulent swollen liver of the goose.succulent tropical fruit
Related topics: Plants
succulentsucculent2 noun [countable]  technicalHBP a plant such as a cactus, that has thick soft leaves or stems that can hold a lot of liquid
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succulentThe landscaping was sparse, composed of drought-tolerant plants: pyracantha wistaria, and succulents.Another greenhouse has been landscaped to show succulents and cacti in a natural setting.
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