Definitions

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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of aestivate.
  • verb Alternative spelling of estivates.

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Examples

  • In summer we had no fear of this creature, as it buries itself in the soil and aestivates during the hot, dry season, and comes forth in wet weather.

    Far Away and Long Ago

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