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semievergreen

[sem-ee-ev-er-green, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈɛv ərˌgrin, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective, Botany
1.
retaining green, unwithered leaves for part of the winter or through comparatively mild winters.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; semi- + evergreen
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  • The leaves are semievergreen, falling off in midwinter.
  • Its foliage is semievergreen, sometimes dropping in summer.

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