crepuscule

[ kri-puhs-kyool, krep-uh-skyool ]
/ krɪˈpʌs kyul, ˈkrɛp əˌskyul /

noun

twilight; dusk.

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Also cre·pus·cle [kri-puhs-uhl]. /krɪˈpʌs əl/.

Origin of crepuscule

1350–1400; <Latin crepuscul(um), equivalent to crepus- (akin to creper obscure) + -culum-cule1
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