Word:

Deciduous

De`cid´u`ous
a.1.(Biol.) Falling off, or subject to fall or be shed, at a certain season, or a certain stage or interval of growth, as leaves (except of evergreens) in autumn, or as parts of animals, such as hair, teeth, antlers, etc.; also, shedding leaves or parts at certain seasons, stages, or intervals; as, deciduous trees; the deciduous membrane.
Adj.1.deciduous - (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
Antonyms:
evergreen - (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year
2.deciduous - (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth; "deciduous teeth"
arborary, arboreal, arboreous, arborescent, arboresque, arborical, arboriform, brittle, bushlike, bushy, capricious, changeable, citrous, collapsing, coniferous, corruptible, declining, declivitous, decurrent, dendriform, dendritic, dendroid, descendant, descending, down, down-reaching, downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downhill, downsinking, downward, drooping, dropping, dying, ephemeral, evanescent, evergreen, fading, falling, fickle, fleeting, flitting, fly-by-night, flying, fragile, frail, fugacious, fugitive, half-hardy, hardwood, hardy, impermanent, impetuous, impulsive, inconstant, insubstantial, momentary, mortal, mutable, nondeciduous, nondurable, nonpermanent, on the descendant, on the downgrade, passing, perennial, perishable, piny, plummeting, plunging, sagging, scrubbly, scrubby, scrublike, setting, short-lived, shrubby, shrublike, sinking, softwood, submerging, subsiding, temporal, temporary, tottering, transient, transitive, transitory, treelike, tumbledown, undurable, unenduring, unstable, volatile
Translate Deciduous to Spanish, Translate Deciduous to German, Translate Deciduous to French
Browse
dechunker
Deciare
decibel
decidability
Decidable
Decide
Decided
Decidedly
Decidement
Decidence
Decider
deciding
Decidua
Deciduata
Deciduate
Deciduity
-- Deciduous --
deciduous holly
deciduous plant
deciduous tooth
Deciduousness
Decies tantum
Decigram
Decil
decile
Deciliter
decilitre
Decillion
Decillionth
Decimal
Decimal arithmetic
decimal digit
decimal fraction
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy