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succulent
American English: /ˈsəkjələnt/
British English: /ˈsʌkjʊl(ə)nt/

Translation of succulent in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (juicy)
    (fruit/meat)
    suculento
    Example sentences
    • The pork was deliciously succulent and tender with a great flavour being imparted from the meat's fat.
    • The crispy and succulent beans fried with tasty prawn paste and sweet grated coconut may be one of the few vegetarian dishes in the restaurant.
    • The food in Jerez in southern Spain is unforgettable: succulent seafood and delicious ham from black-trottered, acorn-eating pigs.
  • 2 (Botany)
    (leaves/stems)
    carnoso
    succulent plant
    Example sentences
    • This incredible trailing groundcover has vivid fleshy leaves and succulent stems that enable it to store water and thrive in even the harshest climates.
    • For example, thick, waxy, succulent leaves indicate arid environments in which the plant must conserve water.
    • The plant is succulent with leaves in tight rosettes more or less four centimetres or more across in diameter.

noun

  • (Botany)
    Example sentences
    • As a rule of thumb, it's hard to go wrong with classics like the parlour palm, dracaenas, rubber plants, aspidistra (I've always fancied a variegated one), cacti, succulents and the umbrella plant.
    • If you don't live where ferns thrive, you can adapt the idea, using other low growers such as sedums, succulents, rockery plants, or well-mannered ground covers.
    • In sunnier, drier areas (often in their own micro-climates just a few miles away on the leeward side of the island) they plant succulents and even cacti.

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