hiemal


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Related to hiemal: rebarbative, conniving

hi·e·mal

 (hī′ə-məl)
adj.
Of or relating to winter.

[Latin hiemālis, from hiems, winter; see ghei- in Indo-European roots.]

hiemal

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

hi•e•mal

(ˈhaɪ ə məl)

adj.
of or pertaining to winter; wintry.
[1550–60; < Latin hiemālis, derivative of hiem(s) winter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hiemal - 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"