nocti-


a combining form meaning “night,” used in the formation of compound words: noctilucent.

Nearby words

  1. nocking point,
  2. noct-,
  3. noct. maneq.,
  4. noctambulism,
  5. noctambulous,
  6. noctiluca,
  7. noctilucent,
  8. noctis,
  9. noctograph,
  10. noctuid

Also especially before a vowel, noct-.

Origin of nocti-

< Latin nocti-, combining form of nox night

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British Dictionary definitions for nocti-

nocti-

before a vowel noct-

combining form

nightnoctilucent

Word Origin for nocti-

from Latin nox, noct-

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