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evergreen

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adjective ev·er·green \ˈe-vər-ˌgrēn\

Simple Definition of evergreen

  • : having leaves that remain green all year long

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of evergreen

  1. 1 :  having foliage that remains green and functional through more than one growing season — compare deciduous 1

  2. 2 :  retaining freshness or interest :  perennial

Examples of evergreen in a sentence

  1. Most pines are evergreen trees.



1574

First Known Use of evergreen

1574


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evergreen

noun ev·er·green

Definition of evergreen

  1. 1 :  an evergreen plant; also :  conifer

  2. 2 plural :  twigs and branches of evergreen plants used for decoration

  3. 3 :  something that retains its freshness, interest, or popularity



1644

First Known Use of evergreen

1644


EVERGREEN Defined for Kids

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evergreen

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noun ev·er·green \ˈe-vər-ˌgrēn\

Definition of evergreen for Students

  1. :  a plant (as a pine or a laurel) having leaves that stay green through more than one growing season




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adjective ev·er·green

Definition of evergreen for Students

  1. :  having leaves that stay green through more than one growing season





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