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EtymologyEdit

From Latin hibernaculum (winter quarters).

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hibernaculum (plural hibernacula)

  1. (zoology) The place where a hibernating animal shelters for the winter
  2. (botany) A bud, case, or protective covering that a plant uses to survive the challenging environmental conditions during a dormancy period.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hībernō (spend the winter) +‎ -culum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /hiː.berˈnaː.ku.lum/, [hiː.bɛrˈnaː.kʊ.ɫʊ̃]

NounEdit

hībernāculum n (genitive hībernāculī); second declension

  1. winter quarters; a winter residence
  2. (in the plural) winter encampment

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hībernāculum hībernācula
Genitive hībernāculī hībernāculōrum
Dative hībernāculō hībernāculīs
Accusative hībernāculum hībernācula
Ablative hībernāculō hībernāculīs
Vocative hībernāculum hībernācula

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