semperannual

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

semper- +‎ annual

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

semperannual (not comparable)

  1. (rare nonce word) Perpetually perennial.
    • 1861: George Meredith, Evan Harrington, page 239
      [S]upposing Lord Mayor’s footmen to be plumed like estridges — gorgeous as the sun at Midsummer — what must Lord Mayors be, and semperannual Lords, and so on to the pinnacle?

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