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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 previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

aestival In the early summer. The term is used with reference to the six-part division of the year used by ecologists, especially in relation to the study of terrestrial and freshwater ...

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 previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2013)

by Ernest Weekley

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

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

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AESTIVAL, in a general sense, denotes something connected ...

Google previewA Technological Dictionary (1846)

Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Professions, and Trades by W. M. Buchanan

AEstival, Lat. abstivalis, pertaining to summer ( destas), ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1754)

Comprehending All the Branches of Useful Knowledge, with Accurate Descriptions as Well of the Various Machines, Instruments, Tools, Figures, and Schemes Necessary for Illustrating Them, as of the Classes, Kinds, Preparations, and Uses of Natural Productions, Whether Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Fossils, Or Fluids; Together with the Kingdoms, Provinces, Cities, Towns, and Other Remarkable Places Throughout the World by Society of Arts (Great Britain). Society of Gentlemen, Thomas Jefferys

Hence, we say altival point, Lestival sign, aestival sollli-cell &Ft. See POlNT, SIGN, SOLSTlCE, &it. BSTUARIA; &sturium in Mark', ' denotes an arm os the sea, which runs a good way within land._ Such is the bristol channel, and many of the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

Hence, aestival sign, aestival solstice, &c. AESTUARIA, in Geography, denotes an arm of the sea, which runs a good way within land. Such is the Bristol channel, and many of the friths of Scotland. AESTUARIES, in ancient baths, were secret ...

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 Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Compare AESTIVAL; AUTUMNAL; HIBERNAL; PREVERNAL; VERNAL. serotonin 5Hydroxytryptamine, a derivative of *tryptophan that is a powerful vasoconstrictor found especially in the brain, intestinal fluid, *mast cells, and blood platelets, ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

AESTIVAL Pertaining to the early summer. Compare AUTUMNAL; HIBERNAL, PREVERNAL; SEROTINAL; VERNAL. AESTIVATION A condition ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby


Google previewThe Water Encyclopedia, Second Edition (1990)

by Frits van der Leeden

lakes Freshet Inlet Influent Intermittent stream Interrupted stream Misfit river Outlet Raft Rill River Slough Spring Stream Torrent vigorously meandering stream Watercourse Waterway Lacustrine Types Aestival ponds Alkali lakes Alluvial dam ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer

TASTEFUL, BEAUTIFUL slang ARTSY-CRAFTY aestival SUMMER aestivate, opposed to HIBERNATE Aether's father EREBUS Aetolian prince TYDEUS afar OFF, ...

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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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