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indeciduous

[in-di-sij-oo-uh s]
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adjective Botany.
  1. not deciduous, as leaves.
  2. (of trees) evergreen.
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Origin of indeciduous

First recorded in 1640–50; in-3 + deciduous
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Historical Examples

  • They are contrasted with the three first-mentioned legions of indeciduous animals, or Indeciduata.

    The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)

    Ernst Haeckel


British Dictionary definitions for indeciduous

indeciduous

adjective
  1. (of leaves) not deciduous
  2. a less common term for evergreen
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