(US also estival)
Definition of aestival in English:
Belonging to or appearing in summer.
- He grouped species into ephemeral, aestival, and evergreen.
- Geographical variation results in clinal variation triggering aestival dormancy.
- In the first study, aestival survival of the plant was tested at two moisture levels.
Late Middle English: from Latin aestivalis, from aestivus, from aestus 'heat'.
Definition of aestival in:
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