Mortality vs Winterkill - What's the difference?

mortality | winterkill |


As nouns the difference between mortality and winterkill

is that mortality is the condition of being susceptible to death while winterkill is the mortality resulting from lethal wintry conditions among a human, animal and/or vegetal population.

As a verb winterkill is

to kill by the conditions of winter, especially the effect of the cold, freezing.

mortality

Noun

  • The condition of being susceptible to death.
  • (demography) The death rate of a population.
  • Antonyms

    * immortality * eternality

    winterkill

    English

    Alternative forms

    * winter-kill * winter kill

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The mortality resulting from lethal wintry conditions among a human, animal and/or vegetal population.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To kill by the conditions of winter, especially the effect of the cold, freezing.
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  • To die from the above effects of winter conditions.
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