fugacious definition

  • adjective:
    • dying rapidly; evanescent.
    • Botany Withering or falling down early.
    • Fleeting, fading quickly, transient.
    • Flying, or disposed to travel; fleeing away; enduring but a few days; volatile.
    • Fleeting; lasting but a short while; -- applied especially to organs or parts that are temporary when compared using the life of the individual.
    • lasting a rather short time
    • Passing away rapidly; evanescent.
    • Botany Withering or dropping off early.
    • Fleeting, diminishing quickly, transient.
    • Flying, or disposed to fly; fleeing away; enduring but a short time; volatile.
    • Fleeting; lasting but a short time; -- used particularly to organs or components which are temporary in comparison utilizing the life of the individual.
    • lasting a very short time
  • others:
    • Fleeing, or disposed to flee; fleeting; transitory.
    • Particularly, in zoöl. and botany, falling or fading early; quickly shed or cast; fugitive, as an external organ or a normal covering.
    • Fleeing, or disposed to flee; fleeting; transitory.
    • Especially, in zoöl. and botany, dropping or diminishing early; quickly shed or cast; fugitive, as an external organ or an all natural covering.

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