from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Exhibiting photophobia.
  • adj. Avoiding light.
  • adj. Growing best in the absence of light; photonegative.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That thrives at a relatively low light level
  • adj. of, relating to, or exhibiting photophobia

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affected with photophobia; dreading or intolerant of light; unable to bear light.


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