estival [es-tuh-vuh l, e-stahy-vuh l] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for estival on adjective

  1. pertaining or appropriate to summer.

Origin of estival 1350–1400; Middle English Late Latin aestīvālis, equivalent to Latin aestīv(us) of or relating to summer + -ālis -al1 Related formspre·es·ti·val, adjective Related Words for estival sunny, warm, aestival, estival Examples from the Web for estival Historical Examples of estival

  • As he stood beside the bridal pair he seemed almost too festive, too estival, too ebullient for this poor earth of ours.

    On the Stairs

    Henry B. Fuller

  • The estival solstice of Meton, the Athenian, corresponds with this day, in the 87th Olympiad.

    The Every Day Book of History and Chronology

    Joel Munsell

  • The crouptière and estival, together with the chanfron, were of the most costly description.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

    John Roby

  • British Dictionary definitions for estival estival adjective

    1. the usual US spelling of aestival

    estival in Medicine estival [ĕs′tə-vəl] adj.

    1. Relating to or occurring in the summer.

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