: responding to or relating to a long photoperiod
used especially of a plant
compare day-neutral, short-day

Examples of long-day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lake of the Ozarks is a perfect long-day or short-weekend getaway just under three hours from downtown. Cora Hall, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 For a relaxing, end-of-a-long-day option, try a sunset catamaran cruise from downtown West Palm Beach. Beth Harpaz, New York Times, 27 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of long-day was in 1920

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“Long-day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long-day. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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