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#181843 - 01/18/09 10:13 AM Re: Active in the morning [Re: zmjezhd]
tsuwm Offline
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pomeridian 1. literary. Of or relating to the hours after midday; belonging to the afternoon
2. Bot. Of the opening or closing of a flower, etc.: occurring in the afternoon. Obs. rare.
[OED online]

cf. postmeridian used as an adj.


Edited by tsuwm (01/18/09 10:21 AM)

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#181844 - 01/18/09 11:09 AM Re: Active in the morning [Re: tsuwm]
BranShea Offline
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In Italian: pomeriggio - pomeridiano

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#181847 - 01/18/09 12:49 PM Re: Active in the morning [Re: Amicose]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Amicose
Does anone know a term specific to the afternoon? There are a few desert reptiles principally active after desert sun passes its peak, heat, so there's certainly a use for it.

Matitudinal also occurs as a form of matutinal.



Apres-midi - French.
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