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Verb: aestivate  'ees-tu,veyt or 'es-tu,veyt
  1. Sleep during summer
    "certain animals aestivate";
    - estivate [N. Amer]

Derived forms: aestivates, aestivated, aestivating

Type of: catch some Z's, kip [Brit], log Z's, sleep, slumber

Antonym: hibernate

Encyclopedia: Aestivate