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Meaning of EVERGREEN

Pronunciation:  'evur`green

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year
  2. [adj]  (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year

EVERGREEN is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: cone-bearing, coniferous, evergreen plant
 Antonyms: deciduous, deciduous plant
 See Also: tracheophyte, vascular plant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ev"er*green\a. (Bot.)
    Remaining unwithered through the winter, or retaining
    unwithered leaves until the leaves of the next year are
    expanded, as pines cedars, hemlocks, and the like.
  2. \Ev"er*green\, n.
    1. (Bot.) An evergreen plant.
    2. pl. Twigs and branches of evergreen plants used for
       decoration. ``The funeral evengreens entwine.'' --Keble.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing evergreen in your dream means wealth, happiness, immortality. and knowledge. Additionally, it may also mean that you will find hope in the midst of despair.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Bearing green leaves throughout the year.
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