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

Nearby words

nyasaland, nyaya, nyc, nyckelharpa, nycsce, nyct-, nyctaginaceous, nyctalgia, nyctalopia, nyctanthous, nycterine
Also nycti-, nycto-.

Origin of nyct-

< Greek nykt-, stem of nýx night Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019