Meaning of “succulent” in the English Dictionary

"succulent" in British English

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succulentadjective

uk /ˈsʌk.jə.lənt/ us /ˈsʌk.jə.lənt/ approving

succulentnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsʌk.jə.lənt/ us /ˈsʌk.jə.lənt/ specialized

a plant such as a cactus in which the leaves and stem are thick and can store a lot of water:

Succulents often have thick waxy cuticles to minimize water loss.

(Definition of “succulent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"succulent" in American English

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succulentadjective

us /ˈsʌk·jə·lənt/

(of food) pleasantly juicy:

The sirloin is a quality piece of meat, tender and succulent.

(Definition of “succulent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)