crepuscule


cre·pus·cule

noun \kri-ˈpəs-(ˌ)kyül\

Definition of CREPUSCULE

:  twilight

Variants of CREPUSCULE

cre·pus·cule or cre·pus·cle \-ˈpə-səl\

Examples of CREPUSCULE

  1. <from the deck of our sloop we watched as the island slowly faded from sight in the golden crepuscule of a beautiful Caribbean day>

Origin of CREPUSCULE

Latin crepusculum, from creper dusky
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with CREPUSCULE

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