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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An event happens once every two years. A plant that grows leaves and roots the first year, and flowers and fruit the second.

Usage examples (42)
  • The turnip is a biennial cool-weather crop, grown mostly in cool climates.
  • A biennial life cycle
  • They met at biennial conventions
  • Carrots are called biennial plants and flower only every two years. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Did you mean "biannual" (twice a year) or "biennial" (every two years)?
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