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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Sleep during summer.

Usage examples (15)
  • Having nothing to do, he estivated the whole time unmindful of the summer escapades of others.
  • Certain animals estivate
  • I am going to put a layer of leaf mold and ice cubes in the basement and estivate.
  • Other animals, such as lungfish and tortoises, burrow into the mud and estivate to survive. for more
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