estival

[ es-tuh-vuh l, e-stahy-vuh l ]
/ ˈɛs tə vəl, ɛˈstaɪ vəl /

adjective

pertaining or appropriate to summer.

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Origin of estival

1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin aestīvālis, equivalent to Latin aestīv(us) of or relating to summer + -ālis -al1

Related forms

pre·es·ti·val, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for estival

estival

/ (iːˈstaɪvəl, ˈɛstɪ-) /

adjective

the usual US spelling of aestival

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Medicine definitions for estival

estival

[ ĕstə-vəl ]

adj.

Relating to or occurring in the summer.

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