semihardy

[ sem-ee-hahr-dee, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈhɑr di, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective Horticulture.

partially hardy; able to survive moderately low temperatures: semihardy plants.

Nearby words

  1. semifreddo,
  2. semiglobular,
  3. semigloss,
  4. semigroup,
  5. semih.,
  6. semiheavy water,
  7. semiliquid,
  8. semiliterate,
  9. semilogarithmic,
  10. semilunar

Origin of semihardy

First recorded in 1900–05; semi- + hardy1

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