Browsing: annual

Term: annual (noun)
Plural: annuals
Derivation: From Late Latin "annualis," meaning "one-year-old."
Definition: An annual plant; a plant that completes its life cycle in one growing season or a single year. Compare biennial and perennial.

Term: annual (adjective)
Definition: Living or lasting just one season or year.

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