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evergreenev·er·green1 /ˈevəɡriːn $ -ər-/ adjective  1 HBPan evergreen tree or bush does not lose its leaves in winter opp deciduous2 POPULARan evergreen sportsman, singer etc is still good and popular even though they are fairly old the evergreen Cliff Richard
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evergreenThe thin walls were banked with earth and evergreen boughs.The evergreen heart-throb thought he should be an expert on the subject having been wed three times.The leaves are evergreen or semi-evergreen since they can be heavily defoliated in severe winters.The group's name matches the evergreen quality of Farrar's songs.Dwarf wax myrtle is an evergreen shrub in the 2-to-4-foot range.These evergreen shrubs may be trained as hedges or wall shrubs.From January to early May the biggest sources are evergreen trees such as juniper, cedar and cypress.It included Gale, evergreen Veratrum with flowering buds, dark green and striped-leaved Pyrola and a pretty Lycopodium.Singed needles only add to the celebration because they crackle like sparklers and give off the pungent aroma of the evergreen woods.
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evergreenevergreen2 noun [countable]  HBPa tree or bush that does not lose its leaves in winter
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evergreenIf we go further across that's a Hebe, again an evergreen.It scarcely endorses such behavior to note that it is an evergreen, seemingly eternal.The fast-growing, glossy evergreen prefers a loamy, well-draining soil and is drought-tolerant in these conditions.But not Pachysandra, a fleshy-leafed evergreen, which has nice variegated varieties.One or two of the children have not really understood the concept of evergreen.Some were sprinkled with pine needles, having just been engaged in decking out the hall with fresh sprays of evergreen.
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