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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nocturnal(adj)

    belonging to or active during the night

    "nocturnal animals are active at night"; "nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day"

  2. nocturnal(adj)

    of or relating to or occurring in the night

    "nocturnal darkness"

GCIDE

  1. Nocturnal(a.)

    Having a habit of seeking food or moving about at night; as, nocturnal birds and insects; raccoons are nocturnal.; -- of animals.

  2. Origin: [L. nocturnalis, nocturnus, fr. nox, noctis, night. See Night, and cf. Nocturn.]

Wiktionary

  1. nocturnal(Adjective)

    Primarily active during the night.

  2. nocturnal(Adjective)

    Taking place at night.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nocturnal(adj)

    of, pertaining to, done or occuring in, the night; as, nocturnal darkness, cries, expedition, etc.; -- opposed to diurnal

  2. Nocturnal(adj)

    having a habit of seeking food or moving about at night; as, nocturnal birds and insects

  3. Nocturnal(noun)

    an instrument formerly used for taking the altitude of the stars, etc., at sea

  4. Origin: [L. nocturnalis, nocturnus, fr. nox, noctis, night. See Night, and cf. Nocturn.]

Freebase

  1. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal is the debut album from hip hop duo Heltah Skeltah, consisting of members Rock and Ruck, members of Brooklyn supergroup Boot Camp Clik. It was the first BCC album to feature some outside producers, such as Shawn J. Period and E-Swift.


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