Synonyms for estivation


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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