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perennial

Edited by Robert Allen

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

Second edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199232581
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191727078
perennial

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with reference to plants, means ‘lasting several years’ by contrast with annual which means ‘lasting for one growing season’.

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Subjects: Language Reference

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