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per·en·ni·al

 (pə-rĕn′ē-əl)
adj.
1.
a. Lasting an indefinitely long time; enduring: an author's perennial popularity among children.
b. Appearing again and again or year after year; recurrent: a perennial contender for the championship. See Synonyms at continual.
2. Botany Living three or more years.
3. Lasting or active throughout the year: a perennial stream.
n.
1. Botany A perennial plant.
2. Something that recurs or seems to recur on a yearly or continual basis: "that hardy perennial, the budget deficit" (David S. Broder).

[Latin perennis (per-, throughout; see per- + annus, year; see at- in Indo-European roots) + -al.]

per·en′ni·al·ly adv.

perennial

(pəˈrɛnɪəl)
adj
1. lasting throughout the year or through many years
2. everlasting; perpetual
n
(Horticulture) a woody or herbaceous plant that can continue its growth for at least two years. Compare annual3, biennial3
[C17: from Latin perennis continual, from per through + annus year]
perˈennially adv

per•en•ni•al

(pəˈrɛn i əl)

adj.
1. lasting for an indefinitely long time; enduring.
2. (of plants) having a life cycle lasting more than two years.
3. lasting or continuing throughout the entire year, as a stream.
4. perpetual; recurrent.
n.
5. a perennial plant.
6. something that is continuing or recurrent.
[1635–45; < Latin perenni(s) lasting the whole year through (per- per- + -enn-, comb. form of annus year + -is adj. suffix) + -al1]
per•en`ni•al′i•ty, n.
per•en′ni•al•ly, adv.

per·en·ni·al

(pə-rĕn′ē-əl) Botany
Adjective
Living for three or more years.
Noun
A perennial plant. Asters, irises, and peonies are some examples of perennials.

perennial

- First meant "remaining leafy throughout the year"; plants living three or more years—dying aboveground and sending up fresh growth every year—are perennials.
See also related terms for sending.

perennial

1. A plant that lives for several years, e.g. oak.
2. Any plant that lives for three or more years. There are two types: woody perennials, such as trees and shrubs; and herbaceous perennials, which do not have any woody stems above ground.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perennial - (botany) a plant lasting for three seasons or moreperennial - (botany) a plant lasting for three seasons or more
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
button snakeroot, Eryngium yuccifolium, rattlesnake master, rattlesnake's master - coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite
Adj.1.perennial - lasting three seasons or more; "the common buttercup is a popular perennial plant"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
annual, one-year - completing its life cycle within a year; "a border of annual flowering plants"
biennial, two-year - having a life cycle lasting two seasons; "a biennial life cycle"; "parsnips and carrots are biennial plants often grown as annuals"
2.perennial - lasting an indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal; "perennial happiness"
long - primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"
3.perennial - recurring again and again; "perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements"
continual - occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series; "the continual banging of the shutters"

perennial

adjective continual, lasting, continuing, permanent, constant, enduring, chronic, persistent, abiding, lifelong, perpetual, recurrent, never-ending, incessant, unchanging, inveterate the perennial urban problems of drugs and homelessness

perennial

adjective
Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time:
Translations
دائِم، مُسْتَمِر
trvalkatrvalý
flerårigflerårig plante
évelõévelő
fjölær jurt
daugiametis
daudzgadīgs
trvalka
trajnicavečletna rastlina
iki yıldan fazla yaşayan

perennial

[pəˈrenɪəl]
A. ADJ (Bot) → perenne; [problem] → perenne, eterno
perennial youthla juventud eterna
it's a perennial complaintes una queja constante
B. N (Bot) → planta f perenne, planta f vivaz

perennial

[pəˈrɛniəl]
adj
(= never-ending) → perpétuel(le)
[plant] → vivace
nplante f vivace

perennial

adj plantmehrjährig, perennierend; (= perpetual, constant)immer während, ewig; (= regularly recurring)immer wiederkehrend; buying Christmas presents is a perennial problemder Kauf von Weihnachtsgeschenken ist ein alljährlich wiederkehrendes Problem
n (Bot) → perennierende or mehrjährige Pflanze

perennial

[pəˈrɛnɪəl]
1. adjperenne
2. n (Bot) → pianta perenne

perennial

(pəˈreniəl) noun, adjective
(a plant) which lasts for more than two years. Daffodils are perennial plants; They are perennials.