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 History of this Word

"noct" is from "noct" (night) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"noct-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "night" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

noct- illustration The most notable feature of nocturnal animals is the size of their eyes.
noct- illustration Because of their high altitude noctilucent clouds are being studied by a number of people around the world.