happening every two years:
lasting or enduring for two years:
a biennial life cycle.
Botany. completing its normal term of life in two years, flowering and fruiting the second year, as beets or winter wheat.
any event occurring once in two years.
Botany. a biennial plant.
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occurring every two years
lasting two years Compare biannual
a plant, such as the carrot, that completes its life cycle within two years, developing vegetative storage parts during the first year and flowering and fruiting in its second year Compare annual (sense 3), perennial (sense 3)
an event that takes place every two years
Adjective Completing a life cycle normally in two growing seasons.
Noun A biennial plant. In the first year, biennials normally produce a short stem, a rosette of leaves, and a fleshy root that acts as food supply. In the second season, biennials blossom, produce seed, use up their food supply, and die. Carrots, parsnips, and sugar beets are examples of biennials. Compare annual, perennial.
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