crepuscular Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “crepuscular” in the English Dictionary

"crepuscular" in British English

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uk   /krɪˈpʌs.kjə.lər/  us   /-lɚ/ literary
relating to or like the ​time of ​day just before the ​sun goes down, when the ​light is not ​bright
(Definition of crepuscular from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crepuscular”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拂晓的, 黄昏的, 昏暗的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拂曉的, 黃昏的, 昏暗的…
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