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Definition of Nocturnal

Nocturnal
Nocturnal Noc*tur"nal, n. An instrument formerly used for taking the altitude of the stars, etc., at sea. --I. Watts.
Nocturnal
Nocturnal Noc*tur"nal, a. [L. nocturnalis, nocturnus, fr. nox, noctis, night. See Night, and cf. Nocturn.] 1. Of, pertaining to, done or occuring in, the night; as, nocturnal darkness, cries, expedition, etc.; -- opposed to diurnal. --Dryden. 2. Having a habit of seeking food or moving about at night; as, nocturnal birds and insects.

Meaning of Nocturnal from wikipedia

- Nocturnality is an animal behavior characterized by being active during the night and sleeping during the day. The common adjective is "nocturnal", versus...
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- The nocturnal bottleneck hypothesis is a hypothesis to explain several mammalian traits. In 1942, Gordon Lynn Walls described this concept which states...
- Nocturnality describes sleeping during the daytime and being active at night. Nocturnal may also refer to: Night owl (person), a person who tends to stay...
- active during twilight are crepuscular, those active during the night are nocturnal, and animals active at sporadic times during both night and day are cathemeral...
- Nocturnal enuresis, also called bedwetting, is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control usually begins. Bedwetting in...
- Nocturnal epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which seizures occur while sleeping, within an hour of waking or an hour before bedtime. Several common forms...
- This is a list of nocturnal animals and groups of animals. Birds are listed separately in the List of nocturnal birds. Aardvark Aye-aye Badger Bandicoot...