Meaning of ANNUAL in English

ANNUAL

n.

Any plant that completes its life cycle in a single growing season .

The dormant seed is the only part of an annual that survives from one growing season to the next. Annuals include many weeds , wildflowers , garden flowers, and vegetables . See also biennial , perennial .

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia.      Краткая энциклопедия Британика.