1. Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross. "The sole of his foot is fleshy." (Ray)

2. Human. "Fleshy tabernacle."

3. <botany> Composed of firm pulp; succulent; as, the houseleek, cactus, and agave are fleshy plants.

Origin: Fleshier; Fleshiest.

(01 Mar 1998)

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