sempervirens

See also: semper-virens

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EtymologyEdit

From semper ‎(always) + virēns ‎(flourishing, green)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sempervirēns m, f, n ‎(genitive sempervirentis); third declension

  1. always flourishing or vigorous
  2. (of plants) evergreen
    • 1822, The Botanical Register, volume 8, page 643:
      Azedarach sempervirens et florens. [...] Ab Azedarach distincta est, nec pro varietate aestimari debet.
    • 1925, Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, volumes 15 and 16, page 205:
      Frutex sempervirens epiphyticus ad 30 cm. attingens, inflorescentia excepta glaber.
    • 1936, Zesde Internationaal Botanisch Congres, Amsterdam, volume 1, page 138:
      Florae Batavae magnum ornamentum, planta solum in forma feminina ocurrens, [...] sempervirens et semperflorens, sonorica, [...]

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative sempervirēns sempervirentēs sempervirentia
genitive sempervirentis sempervirentium
dative sempervirentī sempervirentibus
accusative sempervirentem sempervirēns sempervirentēs sempervirentia
ablative sempervirentī sempervirentibus
vocative sempervirēns sempervirentēs sempervirentia
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