Deciduous vs Amla - What's the difference?

deciduous | amla |


As an adjective deciduous

is (biology) describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.

As a noun amla is

phyllanthus emblica , the indian gooseberry, a deciduous tree.

deciduous

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (biology) Describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.
  • (botany) Of or pertaining to trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season.
  • transitory, ephemeral, not lasting
  • Antonyms

    * (describing a part that falls off) persistent, permanent * (of or pertaining to trees) evergreen

    Derived terms

    * deciduosity * deciduously * deciduousness * deciduous tooth

    amla

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Phyllanthus emblica , the Indian gooseberry, a deciduous tree.
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  • The bitter yellow-green fruit of this tree.