acronychal

acronycal or US acronical

/ (əˈkrɒnɪkəl) /

adjective

occurring at sunsetthe star has an acronychal rising

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Derived forms of acronychal

acronychally, acronycally or US acronically, adverb

Word Origin for acronychal

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