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Definition of the adjective aestival

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  1. (rare) of or occurring in summer
    • example: the sky was a burnished aestival blue
    • alternative spelling: estival
    • similar: summery

Alternative definition of the adjective aestival


  1. Of or relating to summer.
  2. Coming forth in the summer.

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Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2013)

by Ernest Weekley

aestival aftermath 2o aestival, estival. Of summer. L. aestivalis, from.

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

aestival pond (estival pond). a pond that retains some water throughout the summer or during extended dry periods but freezes completely in winter. aestivate (estivate). to spend summers in a state of lowered metabolism.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1853)

A - Ana

Hence aestival sign, aestival solstice, &c. iESTUARY, in Geography, denotes an arm of the sea, which runs a good way within land. Such is the Bristol channel, and many of the firths of Scotland. jEstuart, in ancient baths, a secret passage from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

aestival (ës'tlväl, ëstrväl) a. [L. aestas ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Botanical Terms (1892)

by Arthur Alger Crozier

ESTTVAL, pertaining to summer; aestival. ES'TIVATE, to pass the summer in a dormant condition. Compare HIBERNATE. ESTIVKTION, (1) the arIangement of the floral organs in the bud—usually written [Estivation; (2) passing the summer in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

See Aestival Diapause; Hibernal Diapause. Cf. Aestivation; Dormancy; Hibernation; Quiescence. Rel. Development. DIAPHANOPTERODEA An Order of Palaeoptera and purportedly most primitive of Palaeozoic Era pteryogotes.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Science Fiction Literature (2004)

by Brian M. Stableford

,Aestival Tide (1992), and Icarus Descending (1993) employs ideas drawn from biological sf to underpin an unusually detailed account of a decadent future Earth. Some of the stories in Last Summer at ...

Google previewThe Water Encyclopedia, Third Edition (2007)

Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources by Pedro Fierro, Jr., Evan K. Nyer

Terms Descriptive of Water Landscapes Fluvial Types Bayou Braided stream Brook Canal Connecting stream Creek Disappearing stream Feeder stream Lacustrine Types Aestival ponds Alkali lakes Alluvial dam lakes Alpine ...

Google previewCultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary (1995)

Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane

adversarial , AEA, aerosolise, aesthete, aesthetic, aesthetical, aesthetically, aesthetician, aestheticism, aesthetics, aestival, aestivate, afeard, aftermost, agee, agent- general, ...

Google previewThe Nomenclator; a Technological Dictionary, Containing All the Principal Terms in Use in the Arts and Sciences, Etc (1841)

by Edward Scudamore

The aestival, or summer solstice, is on June 22, when the sun seems to describe the tropic of Cancer; and the hyemal, or winter solstice, is on December 22, when the sun appears to describe the tropic of Capricorn. SoLüTION, [solvere, to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

aestival (és'tïväl, ëstî' väl) a. [L. игл/аз, Summen] Produced in, or perl. summer. aestivatton (ës'tïvä'shůn ) n.

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base summer (aestival, aestivate) Also, estiv- aestu- [L. aestuare, to boil] base boil up (aestuation, exaestuating). Also estu- (estuosity) aet- [Gr. aetos, eagle] base eagle (Aëtian, aetites) aetheo- [ Gr.

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Scrabble value of A1E1S1T1I1V4A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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