Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

estival

adjective es·ti·val \ˈes-tə-vəl\

Definition of estival

  1. :  of or relating to the summer



Variants of estival

also aes·ti·val \ˈes-tə-vəl\

Origin of estival

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin aestivalis, from aestivus of summer, from aestas summer — more at edify


First Known Use: 14th century

Other Calendar Terms

Rhymes with estival


Medical Dictionary

estival

adjective es·ti·val

Medical Definition of estival

  1. :  of, relating to, or occurring in the summer



Variants of estival

or aes·ti·val \ˈes-tə-vəl\play

Learn More about estival

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "estival" Spanish Central: Translation of "estival"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up estival? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

duvet kittly-benders spindrift pince-nez
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ