lucifugous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj lucifugous light-avoiding
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lucifugous Shunning light; avoiding daylight: applied to various animals, as bats, cockroaches, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lucifugous shunning light
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—lux, lucis, light.