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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ca·du·cous /kəˈdukəs, ˈdju-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·du·cous  Bot. & Zool. Dropping off or disappearing early, as the calyx of a poppy, or the gills of a tadpole.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have
            caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy" [syn:
            shed] [ant: persistent]