[n] a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year
[adj] (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year
\Ev"er*green\a. (Bot.) Remaining unwithered through the winter, or retaining unwithered leaves until the leaves of the next year are expanded, as pines cedars, hemlocks, and the like.
1. (Bot.) An evergreen plant.
2. pl. Twigs and branches of evergreen plants used for decoration. ``The funeral evengreens entwine.'' --Keble.