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Definition of Nocturnal


  1. Of, pertaining to, done or occuring in, the night; as, nocturnal darkness, cries, expedition, etc.; -- opposed to diurnal.
  2. Having a habit of seeking food or moving about at night; as, nocturnal birds and insects.
  3. An instrument formerly used for taking the altitude of the stars, etc., at sea.
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Nocturnal Translations

nocturnal in Dutch is nachtelijk
nocturnal in French is nocturne
nocturnal in Italian is notturno
nocturnal in Spanish is nocturno
nocturnal in Swedish is nattlig