|1.||[ adjective ] occurring or payable every year|
"an annual trip to Paris" "yearly medical examinations" "annual (or yearly) income"
|Related terms:||year year|
|2.||[ adjective ] (botany) completing its life cycle within a year|
"a border of annual flowering plants"
|Related terms:||perennial biennial botany|
|3.||[ noun ] (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year|
|4.||[ noun ] (writing) a reference book that is published regularly once every year|
|Related terms:||reference_book ephemeris almanac almanac|