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DECIDUOUS (from Lat. decidere, to fal...

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 912 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DECIDUOUS (from Lat. decidere, to fall down), a botanical and zoological term for " falling in season," as of petals after flowering, leaves in autumn, the teeth or horns of animals, or the wings of insects.
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