pernoctate

intransitive verb per·noc·tate \(ˌ)pərˈnäkˌtāt\

Definition of pernoctate

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to stay up or out all night; especially :  to pass the night in vigil or prayer I pernoctated with the … students once — J. C. Ransom

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Origin and Etymology of pernoctate

Latin pernoctatus, past participle of pernoctare, from per- through + noct-, nox night — more at per-, night


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