semihardy

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

adjective Horticulture.

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

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Origin of semihardy

First recorded in 1900–05; semi- + hardy1
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