1a : full of juice : juicy. b : moist and tasty : toothsome a succulent meal. c of a plant : having fleshy tissues that conserve moisture.
Thereof, is succulent a bad word?
Even the synonyms for succulent are offensive. … With ties to moist (shudder), yummy (what are we five?!) and mouthwatering (this just sounds messy), it should be clear to everyone that this word is an inappropriate adjective for food — and should be avoided by all means.
Then, why is it called a succulent?
Succulents get their name because of the thick, fleshy, sap-filled leaves that are their trademark. These leaves allow them to hold and retain water more effectively than plants with thinner leaves.
What does succulent mean in Lord of the Flies?
succulent = highly enjoyable (or juicy) There are no more uses of “succulent” in Lord of the Flies.
Because aloe vera plants are succulents, the type of soil you choose can really make or break your success. The Old Farmer’s Almanac suggests a sandy soil with a neutral pH. Potting mix made for cacti and succulents is always a great choice.
Xerophile: From the Greek, xeros meaning dry and philos meaning loving. … When word gets around that you’re a cactus (and xerophile) enthusiast people have a tendency to give you cactus-related items of varying degrees of kitschiness.
Succulent means “juicy” and is often used to describe food. Think a succulent piece of meat, or berries so succulent you’re left sucking juice off your fingertips when you eat them.
succulent, any plant with thick fleshy tissues adapted to water storage. … Succulent plants are found in more than 60 plant families, with members of Aizoaceae, Cactaceae, and Crassulaceae being dominantly succulent. A number are cultivated as ornamentals and houseplants, including Aloe, Echeveria, Kalanchoe, and others.