Definitions for nocturnalnɒkˈtɜr nl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
of or pertaining to the night.
done, occurring, or coming at night.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Animal Behavior
active at night
Category: Animal Behavior
Ref: (opposed to diurnal 9 )
opening by night and closing by day, as certain flowers.
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"
of or relating to or occurring in the night
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
(of an animal) awake at night
nocturnal creatures such as moths
Primarily active during the night.
Taking place at night.
of, pertaining to, done or occuring in, the night; as, nocturnal darkness, cries, expedition, etc.; -- opposed to diurnal
having a habit of seeking food or moving about at night; as, nocturnal birds and insects
an instrument formerly used for taking the altitude of the stars, etc., at sea
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.
Translations for nocturnal
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
active at night
The owl is a nocturnal bird.
- noturnoPortuguese (BR)
- نمايش شبانهFarsi
- रात काHindi
- nætur-, nátt-Icelandic
- nakties, naktinisLithuanian
- ،فعال در شب نمايش شبانهPersian
- په شپه كښى تر ورځ ښه فعاليت لرلPashto
- de noapteRomanian
- geceleyin faaliyet gösterenTurkish
- 夜間活動的Chinese (Trad.)
- رات ميں متحرکUrdu
- thuộc đêmVietnamese
- 夜间活动的Chinese (Simp.)
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