[es-tuh-veyt] /ˈɛs təˌveɪt/
verb (used without object), estivated, estivating.
to spend the summer, as at a specific place or in a certain activity.
Zoology. to spend a hot, dry season in an inactive, dormant state, as certain reptiles, snails, insects, and small mammals.
(intransitive) the usual US spelling of aestivate
“to spend the summer,” mid-17c., from Latin aestivatus, past participle of aestivare “to spend the summer,” from aestus “heat,” aestas “summer,” literally “the hot season,” from Proto-Italic *aissat-, from PIE *aidh- “to burn” (see edifice). Related: Estivated; estivating.
[es-tuh-vey-shuh n] /ˌɛs təˈveɪ ʃən/ noun 1. Zoology. the act of . 2. Botany. the arrangement of the parts of a flower in the bud. /ˌiːstɪˈveɪʃən; ˌɛs-/ noun 1. the usual US spelling of aestivation estivation (ěs’tə-vā’shən) An inactive state resembling deep sleep, in which some animals living in hot climates, such as certain snails, […]
estivoautumnal es·ti·vo·au·tum·nal (ěs’tə-vō-ô-tŭm’nəl) adj. Relating to or occurring in summer and autumn.
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- Estlander operation
Estlander operation Est·lan·der operation (ěst’lān’dər, -län’-) n. A procedure to transfer a full-thickness flap of the lip from one side of the lip to the same side of the opposite lip.