noun noc·turn \ˈnäk-ˌtərn\

Definition of NOCTURN

:  a principal division of the office of matins

Origin of NOCTURN

Middle English nocturne, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin nocturna, from Latin, feminine of nocturnus
First Known Use: 14th century


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