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- adj. Evergreen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Always fresh; evergreen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Always green or fresh; evergreen.
From Latin semper ("always") + present participle of virēre ("be green"). (Wiktionary)
The pines and firs showed no longer their sempervirent green, but were black amid the white tufted lines on their branches, that still served to accentuate their symmetry.