verb. sleep during summer.
- catch some Z's
- log Z's
- be active
Sentences with aestivate
1. Noun, singular or mass
If conditions are quite dry they can burrow in the mud and aestivate there until moisture revives them.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Not only do these turtles occasionally aestivate in the summer, they also go into hibernation each winter -- usually between the months of September and April.
3. Verb, base form
Cocooning is done only when the frog must hibernate or aestivate.