Deciduous vs Kerria - What's the difference?

deciduous | kerria |


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 kerria is

(taxlink), the sole species in the genus (taxlink), a deciduous shrub with five-petalled yellow flowers.

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

    kerria

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (taxlink), the sole species in the genus (taxlink), a deciduous shrub with five-petalled yellow flowers.