estivation

noun
es·​ti·​va·​tion | \ ˌe-stə-ˈvā-shən How to pronounce estivation (audio) \
variants: or less commonly aestivation

Definition of estivation

: the state of one that estivates

First Known Use of estivation

1625, in the meaning defined above

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estivation

noun
es·​ti·​va·​tion
variants: or aestivation \ ˌes-​tə-​ˈvā-​shən How to pronounce aestivation (audio) \

Medical Definition of estivation

: the state of one that estivates

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