succulent
[ suhk-yuh-luhnt ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Early 17th century; Latin; from Latin succulentus, from succus ‘juice’
Synonyms
adjective
juicymoisttasty
Antonyms
adjective
unappetizingdry
Definition
adjective(of food) tender, juicy, and tasty
Examples
adjectiveHis favorite part of the luau was digging into the huge, succulent pig that had been roasting all day.
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