Evergreen - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈevərɡriːn|  American pronunciation of the word evergreen
Brit.  |ˈɛvəɡriːn|  British pronunciation of the word evergreen

noun

- a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year

adjective

- (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year

Examples

Most pines are evergreen trees.

This song is an evergreen and can be listened a 100 times without getting weary.

...a door arrayed for the holidays with a beautiful evergreen wreath...

Pine trees belong to the evergreen class.

Word forms

noun
singular: evergreen
plural: evergreens
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