Part of speech: adjective

Green throughout the year.

Part of speech: noun

A tree or plant always green.

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Usage examples "evergreen":

  1. The visitor, whose advent was doubtless awaited with as keen an impatience by another within the red stone house, now leisurely approached beneath the avenue of evergreen oak. - "Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. This comrade we call 'the man with the evergreen heart, ' for we can hardly tell by his appearance whether he is an old young man or a young old one. - "Penelope's Irish Experiences", Kate Douglas Wiggin.
  3. Evergreen trees were so much alike that nobody could tell one from another, for that matter. - "Sube Cane", Edward Bellamy Partridge.