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solstitial

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adjective sol·sti·tial \säl-ˈsti-shəl, sōl-, sȯl-\

Definition of solstitial

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a solstice and especially the summer solstice

  2. 2 :  happening or appearing at or associated with a solstice



Origin of solstitial

Middle English solsticial, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin solstitialis, from solstitium


First Known Use: 14th century


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