aestival

[ es-tuh-vuh l, e-stahy- or, esp. British, ee-stuh-, ee-stahy- ]
/ ˈɛs tə vəl, ɛˈstaɪ- or, esp. British, ˈi stə-, iˈstaɪ- /

adjective


RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. aesthetically,
  2. aesthetician,
  3. aestheticism,
  4. aestheticize,
  5. aesthetics,
  6. aestivate,
  7. aestivation,
  8. aet.,
  9. aetatis suae,
  10. aethalium

Related formspre·aes·ti·val, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for aestival

aestival

US estival

/ (iːˈstaɪvəl, ˈɛstɪ-) /

adjective rare

of or occurring in summer

Word Origin for aestival

C14: from French, from Late Latin aestīvālis, from Latin aestās summer

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