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AEstivation

AEs`ti`va´tion
n.1.(Zool.) The state of torpidity induced by the heat and dryness of summer, as in certain snails; - opposed to hibernation.
2.(Bot.) The arrangement of the petals in a flower bud, as to folding, overlapping, etc.; prefloration.
Noun1.aestivation - (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
Synonyms: estivation
2.aestivation - (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
Synonyms: estivation
aestivate, dormancy, estivate, estivation, quiescence, quiescency, zoological science, zoology
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Aestimatio praeteriti delicti ex postremo facto nunquam crescit
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AEthiops mineral
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Aethusa cynapium
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