1. A perennial plant; a plant that is active throughout the year or survives for more than two growing seasons. Compare , .


  1. Lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time.
    a perennial stream
  2. Having a life cycle of more than two years. Compare , .
  3. Continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing.
  4. Enduring; lasting; timeless.
    His artwork has a perennial beauty.
  5. Recurrent; appearing or recurring again and again.
    Change is a perennial theme in politics.

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