hardy perennial


Definition of hardy perennial

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

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“Hardy perennial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardy%20perennial. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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