American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "aestivate" in a sentence
"The Australian Alps are also known for the annual migration of Bogong moths (Agrotis infusa) which aestivate in the mountains each summer."
"During dry weather both the juvenile and adult O. lactea aestivate on stems and blades of grass."
"These snails aestivate on the surface fully exposed to the sun."