Hibernaculum

Definition of Hibernaculum

Hi`ber`nac´u`lum
n.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.
2.(Zool.) A little case in which certain insects pass the winter.
3.Winter home or abiding place.
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