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(zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period aestivation , estivation
thickly-furred fox of Arctic regions; brownish in summer and white in winter Alopex lagopus , arctic fox , white fox
common summer-flowering woodland herb of Labrador to Colorado Anemone Canadensis , Canada anemone
city of east central Netherlands; a popular tourist center and site of the summer residence of the Dutch royal family Apeldoorn
line of latitude near but south of the north pole; it marks the northernmost point at which the sun is visible on the northern winter solstice and the southernmost point at which the midnight sun can be seen on the northern summer solstice Arctic Circle
honey-colored edible mushroom commonly associated with the roots of trees in late summer and fall; do not eat raw Armillariella mellea , honey fungus , honey mushroom
coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes autumn pumpkin , Cucurbita pepo , pumpkin , pumpkin vine
North American perennial with bright yellow late summer flowers autumn sneezeweed , Helenium autumnale
summer cypress Bassia , genus Bassia , genus Kochia , Kochia
North American wild goose having dark plumage in summer but white in winter blue goose , Chen caerulescens
site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months camp , summer camp
vigorous deciduous climber of Europe to Afghanistan and Lebanon having panicles of fragrant green-white flowers in summer and autumn Clematis vitalba , old man's beard , traveler's joy , traveller's joy
type and sole genus of the Clethraceae; deciduous shrubs or small trees: white alder, summer-sweet Clethra , genus Clethra
perennial Old World buttercup with golden to sulphur yellow flowers in late spring to early summer; naturalized in North America common buttercup , Ranunculus bulbosus
evergreen shrubs with intricately twisted wiry stems that in summer are smothered in small yellow flowers; grows in New Zealand Corokia , genus Corokia
someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp counsellor , counselor
creeping evergreen shrub with bright yellow star-shaped summer flowers; useful as ground cover creeping St John's wort , Hypericum calycinum
time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings daylight-savings time , daylight-saving time , daylight saving , daylight savings
flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer debacle
summer's hottest days dog days
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