hardy perennial

noun

: something that lasts from year to year or appears afresh from time to time
the Borgias have been among the hardy perennials of historical literatureC. M. L. Beuf
the climatic theory … one of those hardy perennials that the frosts of scholarship do not much discourageCharlton Laird

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“Hardy perennial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardy%20perennial. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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