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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Definitions for aestival

  1. Of or belonging to the summer; as, aestival diseases. [Spelled also estival.]

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Citations for aestival
Far to the north and hemmed in against the Russian Bear, it is easy to overlook this land of lakes, forests, and aestival white nights. [i.e. Finland],
You generally get true summer in August: this year it has been unusually æstival. M. Collins,
Origin of aestival
From the Latin æstas, summer. Also from æstas: