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biennial (not comparable)
happening every two years
lasting for two years
biennial (plural biennials)
- A plant that requires two years to complete its life-cycle, germinating and growing in its first year, then producing its flowers and fruit in its second year, after which it usually dies.
- An event that happens every two years.
- 1891, Sir George Chetwynd, Racing Reminiscences and Experiences of the Turf, page 122:
- The famous Biennial was won by Earl of Dartrey, a light, peacocky horse, who was, perhaps, better than he looked.