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deciduous - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'deciduous' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Deciduous [ a.]
- 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.

Meaning of 'deciduous' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . deciduous [ s]
Meaning (1):
- (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth
Example in sentence:
  • deciduous teeth