Hibernacle
Hibernacle Hi*ber"na*cle, n. [L. hibernaculum a winter residence, pl. hibernacula winter quarters: cf. F. hibernacle. See {Hibernate}.] That which serves for protection or shelter in winter; winter quarters; as, the hibernacle of an animal or a plant. --Martyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • hibernacle — ● hibernacle nom masculin (latin hibernus, d hiver) Bourgeon qui, chez certaines plantes aquatiques, se détache et peut ainsi reproduire l espèce. hibernacle [ibɛʀnakl] n. m. ÉTYM. 1829, Académie, Dict., Suppl., « enveloppe que l on dispose… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hibernacle — winter residence, 1708, from L. hibernaculum winter residence, winter quarters, related to hibernare to winter (see HIBERNATION (Cf. hibernation)). Related: Hibernacular …   Etymology dictionary

  • hibernacle —   n. winter quarters.    ♦ hibernacular, a.    ♦ hibernaculum, n. (pl. la) hibernacle; winter bud …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hibernacle — ˈhībə(r)ˌnakəl noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin hibernaculum : hibernaculum 2a brought forth a frog from his hibernacle in the leaves John Burroughs …   Useful english dictionary

  • hibernacle — noun a) That which serves as a winter retreat. b) Winter quarters …   Wiktionary

  • hibernacle — (i bèr na kl ) s. m. Terme de botanique. Toute partie servant à envelopper les jeunes pousses et à les garantir du froid. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. hibernaculum, construction pour l hiver, de hibernare (voy. hiverner) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • hibernacle — hi·ber·na·cle …   English syllables

  • Josep Amargós i Samaranch — Hibernacle im Parc de la Ciutadella …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hibernacul — HIBERNÁCUL, hibernaculi, s.m. (bot.) Mugure metamorfozat şi caduc, care constituie partea de rezistenţă în timpul iernii a unor plante acvatice. – Din fr. hibernacle. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  HIBERNÁCUL s.n. (bot.) Mugure… …   Dicționar Român

  • Hibernaculum — Hi ber*nac u*lum, n. [See {Hibernacle}.] 1. (Bot.) 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A little case …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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