hibernation, n.hibernator, n.
/hi"beuhr nayt'/, v.i., hibernated, hibernating.
1. Zool. to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition, as bears and certain other animals. Cf. estivate.
2. to withdraw or be in seclusion; retire.
3. to winter in a place with a milder climate: Each winter finds us hibernating in Florida.
[1795-1805; < L hibernatus (ptp. of hibernare to spend the winter). See HIBERNAL, -ATE1]

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