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Deciduous vs. Coniferous

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Deciduousadjective

Describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.

Coniferousadjective

Bearing cones, as the pine and cypress.

Deciduousadjective

(botany) Of or pertaining to trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season.

Coniferousadjective

Of, or pertaining to, a conifer.

Deciduousadjective

Transitory, ephemeral, not lasting.

Coniferousadjective

Bearing cones, as the pine and cypress.

Deciduousadjective

Falling off, or subject to fall or be shed, at a certain season, or a certain stage or interval of growth, as leaves (except of evergreens) in autumn, or as parts of animals, such as hair, teeth, antlers, etc.; also, shedding leaves or parts at certain seasons, stages, or intervals; as, deciduous trees; the deciduous membrane.

Coniferousadjective

of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves

Deciduousadjective

(of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season

Deciduousadjective

(of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth;

‘deciduous teeth’;

Deciduous

In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (; US: ) means and , in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit. The antonym of deciduous in the botanical sense is evergreen.

‘falling off at maturity’; ‘tending to fall off’;

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