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Meaning of HIBERNAL

Pronunciation:  hI'burnl

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  characteristic of or relating to winter; "bears in brumal sleep"

HIBERNAL is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: brumal, hiemal, wintery, wintry



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hi*ber"nal\, a. [L. hibernalis, from the root of hiems
winter; akin to Gr. ? snow, Skr. hima cold, winter, snow: cf.
F. hibernal.]
Belonging or relating to winter; wintry; winterish. --Sir T.

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