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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Sleep all summer

Usage examples (11)
  • We are more familiar with animals that hibernate and those that aestivate.
  • These snails aestivate on the surface fully exposed to the sun.
  • According to the paper, some species of these frogs may aestivate in the wild for more than a year waiting for the rains.
  • The Australian Alps are also known for the annual migration of Bogong moths (Agrotis infusa) which aestivate in the mountains each summer. for more
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