semi-evergreen


semi-evergreen
adjective
of a plant that is incompletely evergreen
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it was evergreen where the weather was mild but deciduous in the rigorous parts of the range

Syn: ↑half-evergreen
Similar to: ↑evergreen

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semi-evˈergreen noun
A plant which is evergreen in its original habitat but not completely so in other places it now grows, dropping leaves in severe weather conditions (also adjective)
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Main Entry:semi-

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