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Adjective: perennial  pu're-nee-ul
  1. Lasting an indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal
    "perennial happiness"
  2. Recurring again and again
    "perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements";
    - recurrent, repeated
  3. (botany) lasting three seasons or more
    "the common buttercup is a popular perennial plant"
Noun: perennial  pu're-nee-ul
  1. (botany) a plant lasting for three seasons or more

Derived forms: perennials

See also: continual, long

Type of: flora, plant, plant life

Antonym: annual, two-year

Encyclopedia: Perennial