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remontant (ri-MON-tant) adjective
Blooming more often than once in a season.
[From French remontant, present participle of remonter (to remount).]
"Like the flowers she has admired for so long in the pages of catalogs, Ella is remontant, `poised for a second season of bloom.' And she is surrounded by people who are cheering her on ...." Susan Larson, Flowerpower (book review: Ella in Bloom), The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), Jan 28, 2001.
"Trent's Nursery in Christchurch has introduced a new series of bearded irises bred from the remontant Iris germanica." Bearded Irises are Top for Showiness, The Dominion (Wellington, New Zealand), Aug 18, 2001.
This week's theme: miscellaneous words.
The great high of winning Wimbledon lasts for about a week. You go down in the record book, but you don't have anything tangible to hold on to. But having a baby -- there isn't any comparison. -Chris Evert, tennis player (1954- )