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Definition of Hibernator
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hibernator
Literary usage of Hibernator
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1887)
"this, either in Mass, or Vt., did I see an imago that could have been a hibernator. 2. A fresh $ was taken at Randolph, July 4th, and another perfectly ..."
2. The Butterflies of North Americaby William Henry Edwards by William Henry Edwards (1897)
"In the present case, Fabricii being the hibernator where there are but two ... If a fourth brood was reached, Fabricii would be the hibernator as it was at ..."
3. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"In contrast, the congeneric white-tailed prairie dog (C. leucurus), which occurs in intermountain steppes, is an obligate hibernator; this underscores the ..."
4. Squirrels and Other Fur-bearers by John Burroughs (1900)
"from hibernator to line his own nest. But the jumping mouse went in with him, ... Then the hibernator curled up again and went into winter quarters. ..."
5. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"... bodily rhythm there is associated an instinct which prompts the hibernator to seek out a comfortable corner when the weariness or sleepiness sets in. ..."
6. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1889)
"They are given by the Government a microscope, an incubator, a hibernator, and some other minor necessaries, valued in all at about 600 francs ($120) for ..."
7. Four Years in Rebel Capitals: An Inside View of Life in the Southern by Thomas Cooper De Leon (1890)
"The South was self-supporting, as the hibernator that crawls into a stump to subsist upon its own fat. ..."
8. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1876)
"... animals of nearly equal size, the one active during the coldest weather, while the other is a characteristic hibernator, I cut out a part of the gluteal ..."