1. Full of juice or sap; juicy.
2. Botany Having thick, fleshy, water-storing leaves or stems.
3. Highly interesting or enjoyable; delectable: a succulent bit of gossip.
A succulent plant, such as a sedum or cactus.
[Latin succulentus, from succus, juice; see seuə-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
succu·lence, succu·len·cy n.
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