Definitions

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

  • n. The ability to see in darkness or dim light; dark-adapted vision.

Etymologies

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

Greek skotos, darkness + -opia.

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  • Vision in dim light or darkness. (from Phrontistery)

    May 25, 2008