Nyctitropic



[nik-ti-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌnɪk tɪˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/

adjective, Botany.
1.
tending to assume at or just before nightfall positions unlike those maintained during the day, as the leaves or flowers of certain plants.

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  • Nyctitropism

    [nik-ti-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌnɪk tɪˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ adjective, Botany. 1. tending to assume at or just before nightfall positions unlike those maintained during the day, as the leaves or flowers of certain plants. /nɪkˈtɪtrəˌpɪzəm/ noun 1. a tendency of some plant parts to assume positions at night that are different from their daytime positions

  • Nyctmi

    now you come to mention it



  • Nycto-

    1. variant of . before vowels nyct-, word-forming element meaning “night,” from Latinized form of Greek nykto-, comb. form of nyx “night” (see night). nycto- or nyct- pref. Night: nyctophobia.

  • Nyctophilia

    noun a love or preference for night, darkness Word Origin nycto- ‘night’ nyctophilia nyc·to·phil·i·a (nĭk’tə-fĭl’ē-ə) n. A preference for the night or darkness. Also called scotophilia.



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