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hi·ber·nal

 (hī-bûr′nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to winter.

[Latin hībernālis, from hībernus, wintry; see hibernaculum.]

hibernal

(haɪˈbɜːnəl)
adj
of or occurring in winter
[C17: from Latin hībernālis, from hiems winter]

hi•ber•nal

(haɪˈbɜr nl)

adj.
pertaining to winter; wintry.
[1620–30; < Latin hībernālis=hībern(us) wintry + -ālis -al1; akin to hiems winter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hibernal - characteristic of or relating to winter; "bears in brumal sleep"
wintery, wintry - characteristic of or occurring in winter; "suffered severe wintry weather"; "brown wintry grasses"
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P 1975: Hibernal reproduction in Arvicola terrestris scherman Shaw (Mammalia, Rodentia).
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