Definitions

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  • v. To return year after year as a perennial.
  • v. To make perennial.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make perennial; make perpetual and never-failing.

Etymologies

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perennial +‎ -ize

Examples

  • Longer term, the government should back ambitious research now under way (at the Land Institute in Kansas and a handful of other places) to "perennialize" commodity agriculture: to breed varieties of wheat, rice and other staple grains that can be grown like prairie grasses - without having to till the soil every year.

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  • "perennialize" commodity agriculture: to breed varieties of wheat, rice and other staple grains that can be grown like prairie grasses - without having to till the soil every year.

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  • And who knows, maybe it will perennialize for you too, if you pile mulch around the crown or something.

    Finally « Fairegarden

  • When allowed to perennialize, pigeonpea can drop 1.6 dry t/ha/yr of litter in the first year (Sheldrake and Nuayunan 1979).

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  • Tubers, such as potatoes and yams, are nutrient storage organs that allow plants to perennialize.

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  • I grow a lot of species tulips that do perennialize, but I have never seen species tulips as big and vibrant as these (above).

    Gardening While Intoxicated

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