Associations to the word «Perennial»


PERENNIAL, adjective. Lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time.
PERENNIAL, adjective. (botany) (of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years. Compare annual, biennial.
PERENNIAL, adjective. (figuratively) Continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing.
PERENNIAL, adjective. (figuratively) Enduring; lasting; timeless.
PERENNIAL, adjective. (figuratively) Recurrent; appearing or recurring again and again.
PERENNIAL, noun. A perennial plant; a plant that is active throughout the year or survives for more than two growing seasons. Compare annual, biennial.
PERENNIAL PHILOSOPHY, noun. Philosophia perennis.

Dictionary definition

PERENNIAL, noun. (botany) a plant lasting for three seasons or more.
PERENNIAL, adjective. Lasting three seasons or more; "the common buttercup is a popular perennial plant".
PERENNIAL, adjective. Lasting an indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal; "perennial happiness".
PERENNIAL, adjective. Recurring again and again; "perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements".

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