hiemal

hiemal

[hahy-uh-muhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to winter; wintry.

Origin:
1550–60; < Latin hiemālis pertaining to winter, equivalent to hiem(s) winter (akin to Greek chiṓn snow, cheimṓn winter, Sanskrit hima cold, frost, snow) + -ālis -al1; see hibernal

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hiemal (ˈhaɪəməl)
 
adj
a less common word for hibernal
 
[C16: from Latin hiems winter; see hibernate]

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