Definition of succulent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsʌkjələnt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌkjələnt//
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  1. 1(approving) (of fruit, vegetables and meat) containing a lot of juice and tasting good synonym juicy a succulent pear/steak
  2. 2(specialist) (of plants) having leaves and stems that are thick and contain a lot of water
  3. Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Latin succulentus, from succus ‘juice’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: succulent

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