Origin of caducous
Examples from the Web for caducous
Historical Examples of caducous
Flowers yellow, in racemes, with caducous bracts and bractlets.
Caducous, ka-dū′kus, adj. falling early, as leaves or flowers.
Stipules between the opposite and compound leaves (but they are caducous).
Leaves alternate, compound, digitate, caducous; leaflets 5–7 with long common petiole.
Achenes short and thick, compressed or turgid, truncate, glabrous; pappus of 2–8 caducous awns.