Definition of Hibernacula

1. Noun. (plural of hibernaculum) ¹



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Definition of Hibernacula

1. hibernaculum [n] - See also: hibernaculum

Medical Definition of Hibernacula

1. Caves or other structures used by bats for hibernation. (05 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hibernacula

hiatus semilunaris
hiatus subarcuatus
hiatus tendineus
hiatus totalis sacralis
hiatuses
hib immunization
hib vaccine
hiba arborvitae
hibachi
hibachis
hibakusha
hibakushas
hibbingite
hibernacle
hibernacles
hibernacula (current term)
hibernaculum
hibernal
hibernate
hibernated
hibernates
hibernating
hibernating(a)
hibernating gland
hibernation
hibernations
hibernator
hibernators
hibernoma
hibiscus

Literary usage of Hibernacula

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1. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1917)
"I examined some of these hibernacula on August 26th, and found the larvae still ... Some of the hibernacula were on very small twigs and were situated ..."

2. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis, Hugh Macmaster Kingery (1918)
"Of language, a hiatus. hiberna, drum, ». ; see hibernus. hibernacula, örum, ». dim. [ hiberna ], tent* for winter - quarters, an encampment for winter, ..."

3. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"In many aquatics there develop special •winter buds or hibernacula, which readily ... In spring most hibernacula develop roots, and the stem elongates ..."

4. Living Plants and Their Properties: A Collection of Essays by Joseph Charles Arthur, Daniel Trembly MacDougal (1898)
"With the approach of autumn the tips of the stems grow in the form of a. thick shoot with short, crowded leaves which are termed hibernacula. ..."

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