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hibernal

(adjective) Of or relating to winter.

Synonyms: brumal, hiemal

Usage: Our teacher described the first activities of bears as they emerge from hibernal sleep.
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hi·ber·nal (hī-bûr′nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to winter.
[Latin hībernālis, from hībernus, wintry; see hibernaculum.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
hibernal (haɪˈbɜːnəl)
adj
of or occurring in winter
[C17: from Latin hībernālis, from hiems winter]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
hi•ber•nal (haɪˈbɜr nl)

adj.
pertaining to winter; wintry.
[1620–30; < Latin hībernālis=hībern(us) wintry + -ālis -al1; akin to hiems winter]
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Adj. 1. hibernal - characteristic of or relating to winter; "bears in brumal sleep"
brumal, hiemal
wintery, wintry - characteristic of or occurring in winter; "suffered severe wintry weather"; "brown wintry grasses"
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