Synonyms of aestivation


1. estivation, aestivation, dormancy, quiescence, quiescency

usage: (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period

2. estivation, aestivation, arrangement

usage: (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens

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