short-day

adjective
\ ˈshȯrt-ˌdā How to pronounce short-day (audio) \

Definition of short-day

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

First Known Use of short-day

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Short-day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-day. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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