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- adj. Having a dislike of light, particularly from the sun.
- adj. nocturnal
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Shunning light; avoiding daylight: applied to various animals, as bats, cockroaches, etc.
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- adj. light-avoiding
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It is a pity, but no surprise, that the lucifugous LRB has space for the Wortschatz of Adam Shatz.