Etymology
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evergreen (n.)

1640s in reference to trees and shrubs, from ever + green (adj.). From 1660s as an adjective; figurative sense from 1871.

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Definitions of evergreen
1
evergreen (n.)
a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year;
Synonyms: evergreen plant
2
evergreen (adj.)
(of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year;
From wordnet.princeton.edu