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1. deciduous

adjective. ['ˌdɪˈsɪdʒuːəs'] (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season.

Synonyms

  • broad-leaved
  • broadleaf

Antonyms

  • coniferous
  • half-evergreen
  • semi-evergreen

Etymology

  • deciduus (Latin)
  • decido (Latin)

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Rhymes with Deciduous

  • ambiguous
  • arduous
  • conspicuous
  • contemptuous
  • contiguous
  • continuous
  • disingenuous
  • incongruous
  • ingenuous
  • innocuous
  • promiscuous
  • strenuous
  • sumptuous
  • tempestuous
  • tumultuous
  • vacuous
  • virtuous

How do you pronounce deciduous?

Pronounce deciduous as ˌdɪˈsɪʤuəs.

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Sentences with deciduous


1. Adjective
The dry season is a good time for wildlife-watching, given the bareness of the deciduous forests.

2. deciduous

adjective. ['ˌdɪˈsɪdʒuːəs'] (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth.

Synonyms

  • shed

Antonyms

  • cone-bearing
  • evergreen plant

Etymology

  • deciduus (Latin)
  • decido (Latin)
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