from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of estival.
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- adj. Of or relating to summer.
- adj. Coming forth in the summer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or belonging to the summer.
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- adj. (rare) of or occurring in summer
Voltinism induction aestival diapause Colorado potato beetle,
The solstices, you will remember, are two in each year, the aestival or summer solstice, and the hyemal or winter solstice.
n. - sense perception, aesthesia. aestival adj. - of summer. aestivation, n.