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har·dy / ˈhärdē/ • adj. (-di·er , -di·est ) robust; capable of enduring difficult conditions. ∎  (of a plant) able to survive outside during winter. DERIVATIVES: har·di·ly / -dəlē/ adv. har·di·ness / -dēnis/ n.

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hardy courageous, daring XIII; capable of physical endurance XVI. — (O)F. hardi, pp. of hardir become bold — Gmc. *χaðjan, f. *χaðuz HARD.
Hence hardihood XVII.

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