[ sol-stish-uhl, sohl- ]

  1. of or relating to a solstice or the solstices: a solstitial point.

  2. occurring at or about the time of a solstice.

  1. characteristic of the summer solstice.

Origin of solstitial

1550–60; <Latin sōlstitiālis;see solstice, -al1

Other words from solstitial

  • sol·sti·tial·ly, adverb

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