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evergreen

ev·er·green

evergreen

 
 
pronunciation:
e vr grin
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of trees, shrubs, and the like, having leaves that remain green throughout the year. (Cf. deciduous.)
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an evergreen tree, shrub, or the like. (See conifer.)
 
similar words:
laurel
definition 2: (pl.) branches or sprigs of evergreen plants, used in certain holiday decorations.
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