Definition for AN'NU-AL

AN'NU-AL, a. [Fr. annual; Sp. anual; It. annuale; L. annalis, from annus, a year; Gr. ενος, εννος; Sans. anda.]

  1. Yearly; that returns every year; coming yearly; as, an annual feast.
  2. Lasting or continuing only one year or season; that requires to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant. Leaves that grow in the spring, and perish in the autumn, are called annual, in opposition to evergreen.
  3. Performed in a year; as, the annual motion of the earth.

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