Perennial

Definition of Perennial

Per`en´ni`al
a.1.ing or continuing through the year; as, perennial fountains.
2.Continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; unceasing; never failing.
The perennial existence of bodies corporate.
- Burke.
3.(Bot.) Continuing more than two years; as, a perennial steam, or root, or plant.
n.1.(Bot.) A perennial plant; a plant which lives or continues more than two years, whether it retains its leaves in winter or not.

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