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nycterine

[ nĭktə-rīn′, -rēn′, -tər-ĭn′ ]

adj.

Occurring at night.
Dark; obscure.

Nearby words

nyct-, nyctaginaceous, nyctalgia, nyctalopia, nyctanthous, nycterine, nycterohemeral, nycti-, nyctinasty, nyctitropic, nyctitropism
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