Definition of hardiness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhɑːdinəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːrdinəs//
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  1. 1the quality of being strong and able to survive difficult conditions and bad weather The people here are known for their hardiness and courage.
  2. 2the quality in a plant of being to live outside through the winter winter/cold/frost hardiness