- pertaining or appropriate to summer.
Origin of estival
Examples from the Web for estival
Historical Examples of estival
As he stood beside the bridal pair he seemed almost too festive, too estival, too ebullient for this poor earth of ours.On the Stairs
Henry B. Fuller
The estival solstice of Meton, the Athenian, corresponds with this day, in the 87th Olympiad.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
The crouptière and estival, together with the chanfron, were of the most costly description.
- the usual US spelling of aestival
- Relating to or occurring in the summer.