vespertine


ves·per·tine

adjective \ˈves-pər-ˌtīn\

Definition of VESPERTINE

1
:  of, relating to, or occurring in the evening <vespertine shadows>
2
:  active, flowering, or flourishing in the evening :  crepuscular

Origin of VESPERTINE

Latin vespertinus, from vesper
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

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