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Meaning of word caducous from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

caducous   adjective

Meaning : Shed at an early stage of development.

Example : Most amphibians have caducous gills.
The caducous calyx of a poppy.

Synonyms : shed

Retained. Not shed.

Persistent leaves remain attached past maturity.
The persistent gills of fishes.
lasting, persistent

Caducous meaning in Bengali (Bangla).