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Part of speech: adjective
Origin: latin, 17th century
In botany, shedding leaves annually or at a certain point in the growth cycle
Transitory or ephemeral
Examples of Deciduous in a Sentence
Come winter, the beautiful deciduous forest becomes barren and dull, and we wait for regrowth in the spring.
I didn't realize the trees in my yard were deciduous, and every fall I have to rake fallen leaves on a daily basis.
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