estivation

noun es·ti·va·tion \ˌes-tə-ˈvā-shən\

Definition of estivation

  1. :  the state of one that estivates

1625

First Known Use of estivation

1625

Variants of estivation

less commonly

aestivation

\ˌes-tə-ˈvā-shən\

Medical Dictionary

estivation

noun es·ti·va·tion

Medical Definition of estivation

  1. :  the state of one that estivates

Variants of estivation

or

aestivation

\ˌes-tə-ˈvā-shən\play

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