noct-

combining form
variants: or

nocti-

or

nocto-

Definition of noct-

  1. :  night :  during the night noctambulation noctiflorous noctovision

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Origin and Etymology of noct-

noct- from New Latin, from Latin noct-, nox; nocti- from Latin, from noct-, nox; nocto- from noct- + -o- — more at night


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