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perennate

[ per-uh-neyt, puh-ren-eyt ]
/ 藞p蓻r 蓹藢ne瑟t, p蓹藞r蓻n e瑟t /
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verb (used without object), per路en路nat路ed, per路en路nat路ing.Botany.
to survive from season to season for an indefinite number of years.
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Origin of perennate

1615鈥25; <Latin perenn膩tus, past participle of perenn膩re to continue for a long time, derivative of perennis;see perennial, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM perennate

per路en路na路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for perennate

perennate
/ (藞p蓻r瑟藢ne瑟t, p蓹藞r蓻ne瑟t) /

verb
(intr) (of plants) to live from one growing season to another, usually with a period of reduced activity between seasons

Word Origin for perennate

C17: from Latin perenn膩tus, from perenn膩re, from per- (through) + annus year
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