Definitions for hibernacle

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  1. hibernacle(Noun)

    That which serves as a winter retreat.

  2. hibernacle(Noun)

    Winter quarters.

  3. hibernacle(Noun)

    The place where an animal hibernates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hibernacle(noun)

    that which serves for protection or shelter in winter; winter quarters; as, the hibernacle of an animal or a plant

  2. Origin: [L. hibernaculum a winter residence, pl. hibernacula winter quarters: cf. F. hibernacle. See Hibernate.]


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