acronychal

acronycal or US acronical

adjective

occurring at sunsetthe star has an acronychal rising

Nearby words

  1. acromphalus,
  2. acromyotonia,
  3. acron,
  4. acronal,
  5. acroneurosis,
  6. acronym,
  7. acronymous,
  8. acroosteolysis,
  9. acropachyderma,
  10. acroparaesthesia

Derived Formsacronychally, acronycally or US acronically, adverb

Word Origin for acronychal

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

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