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From Latin dēciduus from dēcidere to fall off dē- de- cadere to fall kad- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin dēciduus (“falling down or off”), from dēcidō (“fall down”)
Small, thin, deciduous scales equally cover nearly the entire body.
The best season for transplanting deciduous trees is during the early autumn months.
The higher elevations are covered by dense forests of fir and larch, and the lower slopes with deciduous trees.
The forests are composed of the birch, oak and other deciduous trees, the soil is dry, and the woodlands are divided by green prairies.
Cuttings of deciduous plants should be taken off after the fall of the leaf.
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