What is the meaning of nocturnal?

adjective

  • Belonging to or active during the night.
    • usage: "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.
    • usage: "nocturnal darkness"
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APAWordNet. (2010). nocturnal. Retrieved September 24, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/nocturnal/definitions/1179183
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