prevernal

adjective pre·vernal \"+\

Definition of prevernal

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

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of prevernal

pre- + vernal


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