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British Dictionary definitions for acronychal

acronychal

acronycal or US acronical

adjective
  1. occurring at sunsetthe star has an acronychal rising
Derived Formsacronychally, acronycally or US acronically, adverb

Word Origin

C16: from Greek akronychos at sunset, from acro- + nykh-, nyx night
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