fleshiness

fleshy

[flesh-ee]
adjective, fleshier, fleshiest.
1.
having much flesh; plump; fat.
2.
consisting of or resembling flesh.
3.
Botany. consisting of fleshlike substance; pulpy, as a fruit; thick and tender, as a succulent leaf.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English; see flesh, -y1

fleshily, adjective
fleshiness, noun

fleshly, fleshy.
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fleshy (ˈflɛʃɪ)
 
adj , fleshier, fleshiest
1.  fat; plump
2.  related to or resembling flesh
3.  botany (of some fruits, leaves, etc) thick and pulpy
 
'fleshiness
 
n

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fleshy
"plump," mid-14c., from flesh + -y (2).
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