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Biennial

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Definitions of Biennial

Pronunciation : Bi*en"ni*al
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. biennalis and biennis, fr. biennium a space of two years; bis twice + annus year. Cf. Annual.]
Definition : 1. Happening, or taking place, once in two years; as, a biennial election.

2. (Bot.)

Defn: Continuing for two years, and then perishing, as plants which form roots and leaves the first year, and produce fruit the second.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Bi*en"ni*al
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. Something which takes place or appears once in two years; esp. a biennial examination.

2. (Bot.)

Defn: A plant which exists or lasts for two years.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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