circannual

[ sur-kan-yoo-uh l ]
/ sɜrˈkæn yu əl /

adjective Biology.

noting or pertaining to a biological activity or cycle that recurs yearly.

Nearby words

  1. circ.,
  2. circa,
  3. circadian,
  4. circadian rhythm,
  5. circaean,
  6. circassia,
  7. circassian,
  8. circassian walnut,
  9. circe,
  10. circinate

Origin of circannual

First recorded in 1970–75; circ(a) + annual

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