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pĕrenno , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n. id..
I. Act., to keep or preserve long (post-Aug.): “ea res, etiamsi non in totum perennat, certe usque in alteram vindemiam plerumque vini saporem servat,Col. 12, 20, 8 (dub.; al. perennem); 12, 19, 2.—
II. Neutr., to last for many years, to last, continue, endure (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “arte perennat amor,Ov. A. A. 3, 42: “ut diutius perennent boves,Col. 1, 9, 2; 2, 9, 18: “domus,Ov. F. 1, 721: “gens ultra aevi nostri terminos perennans,Sol. 52, 29.
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