Definition of Hiemal

1. Adjective. Characteristic of or relating to winter. "Bears in brumal sleep"

Exact synonyms: Brumal, Hibernal
Similar to: Wintery, Wintry



Definition of Hiemal

1. Adjective. (rare) Of or pertaining to winter, wintry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hiemal

1. pertaining to winter [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hiemal

hidropoiesis
hidrosadenitis
hidroschesis
hidroses
hidrosis
hidrotic
hidrotics
hidy
hie
hied
hieing
hielaman
hielamans
hield
hiemal (current term)
hiems
hieracosphinx
hieracosphinxes
hierapicra
hierarch
hierarchal
hierarchial
hierarchic
hierarchical
hierarchical data structure
hierarchical database
hierarchical menu
hierarchical structure

Literary usage of Hiemal

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1. The American Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events (1872)
"... ending September 80, 1871, which is the first quarter of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1872, were as follows : Custom« »02,2.39.329 37 hiemal revenue ..."

2. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"In the sacral region, the bony girdle of the pelvis represents the hiemal arch. The posterior limbs, articulating with the bones of the pelvis, ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The hiemal spine, ha, presents great variety of form, and is often altogether absent ... In serpents, the hiemal arches are wanting through the whole trunk, ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"In the reptile skeleton, the hiemal arches of the anterior two cranial vertebras, the jaws, are more developed, while that of the parietal is feebly so, ..."

5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"In front of the anus again the Branchiae (') project as processes of the hiemal region. Among the internal organs we need only point out the position of the ..."

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