day-neu·​tral ˈdā-ˈn(y)ü-trəl How to pronounce day-neutral (audio)
: developing and maturing regardless of relative length of alternating exposures to light and dark periods
used especially of a plant
compare long-day, short-day

Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of day-neutral was in 1931

Dictionary Entries Near day-neutral

Cite this Entry

“Day-neutral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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