Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Postmeridian.
  • In entomology, flying in the afternoon, as a lepidopterous insect.
  • In botany, blossoming, etc., in the afternoon.

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  • adjective rare Of or pertaining to the afternoon.

Etymologies

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From Latin pomeridianus ("of the afternoon"), contraction of postmeridianus.

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