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#181843 - 01/18/09 03:13 PM Re: Active in the morning [Re: zmjezhd]  
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this too shall pass
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.

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#181844 - 01/18/09 04:09 PM Re: Active in the morning [Re: tsuwm]  
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In Italian: pomeriggio - pomeridiano

#181847 - 01/18/09 05:49 PM Re: Active in the morning [Re: Amicose]  
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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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