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English adjective: perennial

1. perennial lasting three seasons or more


SamplesThe common buttercup is a popular perennial plant.


Domain categorybotany, phytology


Antonymsannual, biennial, one-year, two-year

2. perennial lasting an indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal


SamplesPerennial happiness.


Similarlong


Antonymsshort

3. perennial recurring again and again


SamplesPerennial efforts to stipulate the requirements.


Synonymsrecurrent, repeated


Similarcontinual


Antonymssporadic


English noun: perennial

1. perennial (plant) (botany) a plant lasting for three seasons or more


Broader (hypernym)flora, plant, plant life


Narrower (hyponym)button snakeroot, Eryngium yuccifolium, rattlesnake master, rattlesnake's master


Domain categorybotany, phytology









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