from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to winter.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to winter, wintry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to winter; occurring in winter: as, the hiemal solstice.
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- adj. characteristic of or relating to winter
Latin hiemālis, from hiems, winter; see ghei- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin hiemālis ("pertaining to winter"), from hiems ("winter"). More at hibernate. (Wiktionary)