Biennial - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |baɪˈeniəl|  American pronunciation of the word biennial
Brit.  |bʌɪˈɛnɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word biennial

noun

- (botany) a plant having a life cycle that normally takes two seasons from germination to death to complete; flowering biennials usually bloom and fruit in the second season

adjective

- occurring every second year(syn: biyearly)

Examples

The governor explained the biennial budget proposal.

The savoy, parsnip, beet, onion, leek are biennials.

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