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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Nycteridæ.


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  • JM is feeling benighted by nycterine matters but it might be better in the morning after he sleeps on it.

    February 17, 2011

  • nyc·ter·ine, adj. (nĭk'tə-rīn', -rēn', -tər-ĭn')
    1. Occurring at night.
    2. Dark; obscure.

    Source: The American Heritage Stedman’s Medical Dictionary

    June 6, 2010