crepuscule

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noun cre·pus·cule \kri-ˈpəs-(ˌ)kyül\
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crepuscle

play \-ˈpə-səl\

Definition of crepuscule

Examples of crepuscule in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of crepuscule

Latin crepusculum, from creper dusky


First Known Use: 14th century



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