Definition of Aestivates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of aestivate) ¹



2. Verb. (alternative spelling of estivates) ¹

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Definition of Aestivates

1. aestivate [v] - See also: aestivate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aestivates

aestheticises
aestheticising
aestheticism
aestheticisms
aestheticize
aestheticized
aestheticizes
aestheticizing
aesthetics
aestho-physiology
aesthophysiology
aestiferous
aestival
aestivate
aestivated
aestivates (current term)
aestivating
aestivation
aestivations
aestivoautumnal
aestivoautumnal fever
aestuous
aet
aetat
aetheogam
aetheogamous
aetheogams
aether
aethereal
aetherial

Literary usage of Aestivates

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... a large insectivore from Madagascar,aestivates during the hottest weeks of the year; and specimens exhibited in the Zoological Gardens in London ..."

2. Annual Report by New Jersey State Geologist, New Jersey Geological Survey (1905)
"In the dry seasons the marshes in which Protopterus lives become dried up, and to meet this adverse change in its surroundings the fish aestivates, ..."

3. The Evolution of the Earth and Its Inhabitants: A Series Delivered Before by Joseph Barrell, Charles Schuchert, Lorande Loss Woodruff, Richard Swann Lull, Ellsworth Huntington (1918)
"... river bottom and aestivates therein; and the South American lung-fish, Lepidosiren, of the Amazon River and its affluents, which lives near the margin ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"According to Tanimoto (l943), the jird is active on the surface both by day and night, but neither hibernates nor aestivates. In l935, Dr. C. Kasuga ..."

5. The Journal of Conchology by Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
"... I dug out a large number of apparently quite healthy animals in this state in August, 1918, and think that it aestivates regularly. ..."

6. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1881)
"The only native grape is Vitis aestivates (summer grape) of several varieties very abundant in the woods. ..."

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