prevernal

adjective
pre·​vernal | \"+\

Definition of prevernal 

1 : early flowering or leafing used of plants that unfold their leaves or flowers before the rest of the plants in their locality

2 : of or relating to the end of winter and the beginning of spring : occurring early in the growing season prevernal activity of a ground spider prevernal group of migratory birds

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pre- + vernal

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