Definitions for hibernaculumˌhaɪ bərˈnæk yə ləm; ˈhaɪ bərˌnæk əl; -ˈnæk yə lə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hi•ber•nac•u•lumˌhaɪ bərˈnæk yə ləm; ˈhaɪ bərˌnæk əl; -ˈnæk yə lə(n.)(pl.)-nac•u•la; -nac•les.

also hi•ber•nac•le

  1. a protective case or covering for winter, as of an animal or a plant bud.

    Category: Animal Behavior, Botany

  2. winter quarters, as of a hibernating animal.

    Category: Animal Behavior

Origin of hibernaculum:

1690–1700; < L hībernāculum winter residence =hībernā(re) (see hibernate ) +-culum -cule2

Wiktionary

  1. hibernaculum(Noun)

    The place where a hibernating animal shelters for the winter

  2. hibernaculum(Noun)

    A bud, case, or protective covering that a plant uses to survive the challenging environmental conditions during a dormancy period.

  3. Origin: From for winter quarters.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hibernaculum(noun)

    a winter bud, in which the rudimentary foliage or flower, as of most trees and shrubs in the temperate zone, is protected by closely overlapping scales

  2. Hibernaculum(noun)

    a little case in which certain insects pass the winter

  3. Hibernaculum(noun)

    winter home or abiding place

Freebase

  1. Hibernaculum

    Hibernaculum is a studio album by the American musical group Earth. All of the songs, except for "A Plague of Angels", are older Earth songs that were re-recorded in the country-influenced style of Hex. The album includes a DVD with a documentary by Seldon Hunt, called "Within the Drone". Both "Coda Maestoso in F Minor" and a "A Plague of Angels" appear in the documentary, "The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia".

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