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perennate

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verb pe·ren·nate \ˈper-ə-ˌnāt, pə-ˈre-ˌnāt\

Definition of perennate

perennated

perennating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to live over from one growing season to another <a perennating rhizome>

perennation

play \ˌper-ə-ˈnā-shən\ noun


Origin and Etymology of perennate

Latin perennatus, past participle of perennare, from perennis


First Known Use: circa 1623


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