Associations to the word «Deciduous»

Wiktionary

DECIDUOUS, adjective. (biology) (anatomy) Describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.
DECIDUOUS, adjective. (botany) Of or pertaining to trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season.
DECIDUOUS, adjective. Transitory, ephemeral, not lasting
DECIDUOUS HOLLY, noun. American winterberry, Ilex verticillata.
DECIDUOUS TEETH, noun. Plural of deciduous tooth
DECIDUOUS TOOTH, noun. A baby tooth, a tooth that falls out as later teeth grow in; milk tooth
DECIDUOUS WINTERBERRY, noun. American winterberry, Ilex verticillata.

Dictionary definition

DECIDUOUS, adjective. (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season.
DECIDUOUS, adjective. (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth; "deciduous teeth".

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