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evergreen

adjective A popular term for a “constant” in any field of human endeavor—e.g., an evergreen drug (e.g., Tylenol), an evergreen film (e.g., Casablanca), etc.

evergreen

a type of tree or shrub that possesses leaves in all seasons. Most CONIFERS are evergreen, as are many ANGIOSPERMS (e.g. laurel, privet), with an average leaf-life of about three years.
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Whether your family follows the Kwanzaa rituals to a tee, lights candles like clockwork or hauls a full-grown evergreen tree into the living room (who ever came up with that one?
He found a place in an evergreen tree where he could escape the wind, and he huddled there through the long, gray days, shivering and wondering how long it would be before the other birds returned.
We sell out every year," said Julia Gauld, who owns and operates Evergreen Tree Farm in Sterling with her husband, Bill.
Little Trees are disposable air fresheners in the shape of a stylized evergreen tree, marketed for use in cars.
They can then dedicate a light on the Hospice's Evergreen Tree of Lights in memory of a loved one.
The bark of yohimbe, an evergreen tree found in Africa, can lead to heart problems and death.
AaDeir Ezzor, Northeastern Syria,(SANA)- Palm tree is a perennial evergreen tree measuring up to 20 meters high.
I always thought a nutmeg was the spicy fruit from an evergreen tree, but apparently it's a pass between an opponent's legs.
A plaque and evergreen tree was finally unveiled at a ceremony at Preston Cemetery in North Tyneside, two years after Joan Mooney discovered the unmarked grave of the baby she lost more than 40 years ago.
I was thrilled to see a bald eagle's nest--as big as a mattress--high in an evergreen tree.
The fern-like evergreen tree is known from fossil records to date back to the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth more than 100 million years ago.
EVERGREENS are important at this time of year and chamaecyparis is the most popular evergreen tree in Britain.