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Aestivation

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Noun

1. aestivation, estivation

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

2. aestivation, estivation

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

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Aestivation

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noun
1. 
the act or condition of aestivating
2. 
the arrangement of the parts of a flower bud, esp the sepals and petals

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Aestivation

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noun
alt. sp. of
estivation

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Aestivation

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n.
Variant of estivation.

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