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  1. nychthemeron(Noun)

    A period of one day and one night, a date : in the West, this is a period of 24 consecutive hours.

  2. Origin: From νυχθήμερον, noun use of the neuter singular form of νυχθήμερος, from νύξ + ἡμέρα.

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  1. Nychthemeron

    Nychthemeron, occasionally nycthemeron or nuchthemeron is a period of 24 consecutive hours. It is sometimes used, especially in technical literature, to avoid the ambiguity inherent in the term day. It is the period of time that a calendar normally labels with a date.


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