half-hardy

[ haf-hahr-dee, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˈhɑr di, ˈhɑf- /

adjective Horticulture.

having moderate resistance to cold temperatures.

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Origin of half-hardy

First recorded in 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for half-hardy

half-hardy

adjective

(of a cultivated plant) able to survive out of doors except during severe frost
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