a combining form meaning “night,” used in the formation of compound words: noctilucent.
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Also especially before a vowel, noct-.
Origin of nocti-
< Latin nocti-, combining form of nox night
Words nearby nocti-
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British Dictionary definitions for nocti-
before a vowel noct-
Word Origin for nocti-
from Latin nox, noct-
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