from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Twilight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Twilight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See crepuscle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the time of day immediately following sunset


Middle English, from Old French, from Latin crepusculum, from creper, dark.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle French crepuscule, from Latin crepusculum. (Wiktionary)



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