from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To survive from one growing season to the next, often with a period of reduced or arrested growth between seasons. Used of plants or plant parts.
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- v. To survive from one growing season to the next
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To continue to prolong indefinitely; renew.
- In botany, to live perennially.
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- v. survive from season to season, of plants
Latin perennāre, perennāt-, to last many years, from perennis, lasting for years; see perennial.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)