But this has been a perennial struggle, and one that other ethnicities have played out as well.
Mothers who kill their children are a tragic and yet perennial news sensation.
Scottie the dog, a perennial favorite, and the racecar were added in the 1950s.
Still, I valued his opinion, as us perennial patients are wont to do.
Two new memoirs raise a perennial problem—sometimes fiction is truer and more powerful than any memoir.
It is herbaceous and perennial, and proves hardy in this climate if planted on a well-drained soil of a vegetable character.
Bacon and greens and her perennial tea were good enough for her.
Hippopotami exist in the Lokalueje, so it may be inferred to be perennial, as the inhabitants asserted.
And for art-lovers, what perennial beauty of an antique art is here.
All through the summer the winter Jasmine is covered by a perennial pink Bellbine, that dies in autumn and comes up each spring.
1640s, "evergreen," formed in English from Latin perennis "lasting through the year (or years)," from per- "through" (see per) + annus "year" (see annual). Botanical sense of "Remaining alive through a number of years" is attested from 1670s; figurative meaning of "enduring, permanent" is from 1750. Related: Perennially. For vowel change, see biennial. The noun meaning "a perennial plant" is from 1763.
Adjective Living for three or more years.
Noun A perennial plant. Herbaceous perennials survive winter and drought as underground roots, rhizomes, bulbs, corms, or tubers. Woody perennials, including vines, shrubs, and trees, usually stop growing during winter and drought. Asters, irises, tulips, and peonies are familiar garden perennials. Compare annual, biennial.