sunlight

[ suhn-lahyt ]
/ ˈsʌnˌlaɪt /

noun

the light of the sun; sunshine.

Origin of sunlight

First recorded in 1175–1225, sunlight is from the Middle English word sonneliht. See sun, light1
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British Dictionary definitions for sunlight

sunlight

/ (ˈsʌnlaɪt) /

noun

the light emanating from the sun
an area or the time characterized by sunshine
Derived Formssunlit, adjective
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Word Origin and History for sunlight

sunlight


n.

c.1200; see sun (n.) + light (n.).

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