- n (botany) a plant having a life cycle that normally takes two seasons from germination to death to complete; flowering biennials usually bloom and fruit in the second season
- a having a life cycle lasting two seasons
a biennial life cycle
parsnips and carrots are biennial plants often grown as annuals
- s occurring every second year
they met at biennial conventions
- Premier Poincar's plan for a biennial budget passed the Chamber of Deputies.
- In the calendar of anniversaries, somewhere between Christmas (an annual) and Halley's comet (a demisesquicentennial), there is the biennial.
- The biennial conference is increased in importance by the merging of the two bodies.
News & Articles
- Montebello Unified School District police explorers honored for service
MONTEBELLO-After its students logged more than 1,400 community service hours over the past year, the Montebello Unified School District celebrated the achievements of its 30 police explorers during the biennial recognition and graduation ceremony at Eastmont Intermediate School recently.
June 18, 2013 - Whittier Daily News
- 2013 Biennial of the Americas Announces Free Public Events, Advanced Ticketing for Evening Symposia & Communitywide ...
The Biennial of the Americas will host an international festival of ideas, art, and culture focused exclusively on the Americas – a dynamic region from Canada to
June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
- Denver Biennial brings butterflies, beer (and Tina Brown) next month
The Biennial of the Americas, Denver's cross-cultural celebration of art and ideas, has officially unveiled its program of events and cultural exhibitions set to begin July 16.
June 13, 2013 - Denver Post
- Jodi Rell in Washington Post
The Democrats in the Legislature have not passed a biennial budget -- yet they have approved a new, $1 billion spending program without providing a way to pay for it,Rell said in a statement.
- Louis Gallois in Reuters.uk
We will see another order for the A350, maybe before Le Bourget (the site of the biennial show),Airbus President Louis Gallois told reporters late on Monday.
- Paula Creamer in Beaver County Times
She's a good player,said Paula Creamer, a 23-year-old LPGA star who turned pro when she was 18. "Actually, I captained her in the Spirit Cup (a biennial international amateur event) last year, so I got to watch her game a bit. She seems...