nocturn definition

  • noun:
    • some of the three canonical divisions of this company of matins.
    • The night office of the Christian Liturgy of the Hours, such as is performed in christian monasteries.
    • An office of commitment, or act of spiritual solution, by night.
    • the portions into that the Psalter ended up being split, each consisting of nine psalms, made to be applied at every night solution.
    • In the early Christian ch., one of many services recited at midnight or between midnight and dawn, and consisting mainly of psalms and prayers.
    • The area of the psalter utilized at nocturns, and/or division used at each nocturn.
    • just like nocturne, 1.
    • An organism whose shade differs from the others at night from what it is into the daytime. Also nocturne.
  • others:
    • of this night; nightly.
    • become various in color during the night from exactly what it really is in the day; be a nocturn. In addition nocturne.

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