estival

[es-tuh-vuh l, e-stahy-vuh l]

adjective

pertaining or appropriate to summer.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. estimate,
  2. estimation,
  3. estimative,
  4. estimator,
  5. estipulate,
  6. estivate,
  7. estivation,
  8. estivoautumnal,
  9. estlander operation,
  10. esto perpetua

Origin of estival

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

Related formspre·es·ti·val, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for estival

estival

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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