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1. evergreen

noun. ['ˈɛvɝˌgriːn'] a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year.

Synonyms

  • tracheophyte
  • vascular plant

Antonyms

  • broad-leaved
  • broadleaf
  • caducous

Etymology

  • ever (English)
  • evere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • green (English)
  • grene (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • walgreen
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Example sentences of the word evergreen


1. Noun, singular or mass
The clove plant is a slender evergreen that can grow up to 40 feet high.

2. Adjective
The plant grows to a height of 3 feet with evergreen stems that are 1/3 inch in diameter.

Quotes containing the word evergreen


1. I don't know if One Direction will stand the test of time. I have a niece who goes crazy for them. But the only way to judge art is to wait and see if it becomes evergreen. This takes a bit of time. Adele is a very good musician and I'd like to sing with her. But, again, time will tell if her music will become evergreen.
- Andrea Bocelli

2. half-evergreen

adjective. of a plant that is incompletely evergreen.

Synonyms

  • semi-evergreen

Antonyms

  • deciduous plant
  • broad-leafed

3. semi-evergreen

adjective. of a plant that is incompletely evergreen.

Synonyms

  • evergreen

Antonyms

  • deciduous plant
  • broad-leafed

4. evergreen

adjective. ['ˈɛvɝˌgriːn'] (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year.

Synonyms

  • half-evergreen
  • semi-evergreen
  • cone-bearing

Antonyms

  • evergreen plant
  • weed
  • cultivated plant
  • broad-leafed

Etymology

  • ever (English)
  • evere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • green (English)
  • grene (Middle English (1100-1500))
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