antelucan definition

  • adjective:
    • Before dawn
    • Held or being before light; -- a word applied to assemblies of Christians, in ancient times of persecution, held before light each morning.
    • Before dawn
    • Held or being before light; -- a word applied to assemblies of Christians, in old times of persecution, held before light in the morning.
  • others:
    • Occurring before sunlight; preceding the dawn.
    • developing before sunlight; preceding the dawn.

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