HyperDic: nocturnal

English > 2 senses of the word nocturnal:
ADJECTIVEallnocturnalbelonging to or active during the night
pertnocturnalof or relating to or occurring in the night
nocturnal > pronunciation
Soundsnaakter'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > nocturnal: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbelonging to or active during the night.
Examples
  • "nocturnal animals are active at night"
  • "nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
OppositediurnalOf or belonging to or active during the day
Spanishnocturno
Catalannocturn
English > nocturnal: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or occurring in the night.
Example"nocturnal darkness"
Spanishnocturno
Catalannocturn
Nounsnightthe time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
Adverbsnocturnallyat night

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