Acronyctous \Ac"ro*nyc"tous\, a. [Gr. 'akro`nyktos; 'a`kros + ny`x, nykto`s, night.] (Astron.) Acronycal. [1913 Webster]

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  • acronyctous — (ˌækrəʊˈnɪktəs) [f. Gr. ἀκρόνυκτ ος, an occas. variant of ἀκρόνυχος; see acronych.] = acronychal. (In mod. Dicts.) …   Useful english dictionary

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