Origin of succulent
Examples from the Web for succulent
Gloria is a role as succulent, meaty, and challenging as they come.Oprah Winfrey Should Win an Oscar for ‘The Butler’|Kevin Fallon|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Its inventor, Keizo Shimamoto, tells Marlow Stern the story of this succulent creation.Ramen Burger’s Inventor Talks About the Food Craze Eclipsing the Cronut|Marlow Stern|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Where else can you see people in half shirts taking down a succulent filet mignon?
We use them to thicken sauces and bind crisp batters to succulent, deep-fried treats.
It's a succulent leaf, thicker than spinach, but when you chew and eat it, it tastes identical to a raw oyster.
Is a temporary ailment, caused by eating too freely of fresh and generally wet clover, or other succulent food.Domestic Animals|Richard L. Allen
The camels that had subsisted upon the dried and leafless twigs and branches, now feasted upon the succulent tops of the mimosas.In the Heart of Africa|Samuel White Baker
Roots, silage, and other succulent feeds are useful in this connection.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
Those whose food is succulent grow more rapidly than those which have for their food dry gramineous plants and coriaceous lichens.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
If the sheep has no fear of wolves, it will choose to be outside the fold among the succulent herbage.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
Word Origin for succulent
c.1600, from French succulent, from Latin succulentus "having juice," from succus "juice, sap;" related to sugere "to suck," and cognate with Old English sucan "to suck" (see suck).