antitwilight

noun an·ti·twi·light \ˈantē¦-, -tə̇-\
variants: or

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Definition of antitwilight

  1. :  the pink or purplish glow in the eastern sky after sunset

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Origin and Etymology of antitwilight

1anti- + twilight, as translation of French anticrépusculaire


First Known Use: 1889


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