Meaning of semievergreen

sem•i•ev•er•green

Pronunciation: (sem"ē-ev'ur-grēn", sem"ī-), [key]
— adj. Bot.
  1. retaining green, unwithered leaves for part of the winter or through comparatively mild winters.
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