Browsing: perennial

Term: perennial (noun)
Plural: perennials
Derivation: From the Latin "perennis," meaning "lasting through the whole year."
Definition: A perennial plant; a plant that is active throughout the year or survives for more than two growing seasons. Compare annual and biennial.

Term: perennial (adjective)
Definition: Having a life cycle of more than two years.

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