cheimo-, cheim-; chimo-, chim-; cheimato-, cheimat-; chimato-, chimat-

(Greek: kheima, winter, frost, winter weather, winter-flowing; by extension, cold, freezing)

A reference to short winters.
Referring to short summers that are coupled with dry winters.
Pertaining to short dry winters.
cheimaphobia, cheimatophobia (s) (noun); cheimaphobias, cheimatophobias (pl)
An abnormal fear of cold or frost, especially in winter, and of being cold; an aversion to cold things or cold air: People who have cheimaphobia, or the dread of the absence of adequate heat indoors, may overdress in their homes.

Some individuals who have cheimaphobia also avoid cold drinks and especially having ice in their drinks.

A plant that can endure long snowy winters, or one that requires snow cover in winter.
Thriving during the winter; primarily a reference to plants that exhibit maximum development during the winter.
chimochlorous, chimnoclorous
Pertaining to or describing plants with thin herbaceous leaves that persist throughout winter.

In other words, plants that retain green leaves during the winter.

1. Someone who enjoys or is fond of cold winters.
2. Plants that exhibit maximum development during the winter.
1. A reference to plants that exhibit maximum development during the winter.
2. A description of plants that thrive or grow during winter.
In biology, plants that thrive or exist better during the winter season.
chimopelagic (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to marine organisms living at great depths throughout most of the year, however during the winter they move to the surface: Certain deep-sea organisms, such as the pteropods, heteropods, and Radiolana, are chimopelagic and inhabit the upper layer only during the cold months.

Chimopelagic creatures also refer to certain bathypelagic (biogeographic region of the the ocean bottom) organisms that appear at the surface of the ocean only in the winter.

A reference to winter or to cold climatic conditions.
Snow-loving; usually used to describe plants that have grown through a snow cover.
Any animal that thrives in winter conditions; especially, one that thrives in snow.
In biology, the condition of plants that give rise to aerial growth while freezing temperatures still prevail.

Cross references of word families that are related directly or indirectly to "winter, freezing, frost, and/or cold": algid- (cold, chilly); crymo-, krymo- (cold, chill, frost); cryo-, kryo-; (cold, freezing); frigo-, frig- (cold, frost); gel-, gelati- (freeze, frost, congeal); hiber- (winter, wintry); pago- (cold, freezing); psychro- (cold); rhigo- (cold, frost; shiver).