crepuscular definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or like twilight; dim: "the period's crepuscular charm and a waning of the intense francophilia that used to shape the art market” ( Wall Street Journal).
    • Zoology Becoming energetic at twilight or before sunrise, since do bats and particular pests and birds.
    • Of or resembling twilight; dim
    • energetic at or about dusk, dawn or twilight
    • related to twilight; glimmering; ergo, imperfectly clear or luminous.
    • Flying in the twilight or night, or before sunrise; -- said particular birds and pests.
    • like twilight; dim
  • others:
    • regarding or resembling twilight; glimmering.
    • In zoology, traveling or appearing within the twilight or night, or before sunrise: because, the crepuscular or nocturnal Lepidoptera.

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