[ sem-ee-ev-er-green, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈɛv ərˌgrin, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
retaining green, unwithered leaves for part of the winter or through comparatively mild winters.
Does Bimonthly Mean Twice A Month Or Every Two Months?The prefix bi- usually means ‘every two’, so bimonthly means ‘every two months’.Semi- means ‘half’ or ‘halfway’, so semimonthly means ‘every two weeks’. However, bimonthly can also mean ‘twice a month’ – but it is rarely used that way. It is best to remember that bi- is “every two” and semi- is “halfway.”
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Origin of semievergreen
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