An annual income.
An annual medical examination.
Easter, Christmas, Halloween and Thanksgiving are each an example of an annual event.
An annual wage.
An annual salary; average annual profits; the annual course of the sun.
Geraniums and petunias are each an example of an annual.
Origin of annual
- Middle English annuel from Old French from Late Latin annuālis ultimately from Latin annus year at- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- First attested around 1382, from Late Latin annualem, annualis, related to Latin annalis, adjective form of annus (“year”). Used to categorize plants since 1710.