Definitions

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  • adj. Walking or wandering in the nighttime.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Going about in the night; night-wandering.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wandering in the night: as, a noctivagant animal.

Etymologies

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From Latin noctis ("night") + vagans, p.pr. of vagari ("to wander").

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  • The meaning of this word escaped me one night.

    June 10, 2010

  • (12 months late) Peripate?

    June 10, 2010

  • I am prone to this. What would be the verb? Noctivagation? I have a similar problem with peripatetic - peripateticism, I suppose...

    June 13, 2009

  • Going about in the night; night-wandering.

    August 27, 2008