PRONUNCIATION: (kri-PUHS-kyuh-luhr)

MEANING: adjective
1. Relating to or resembling twilight: dim.
2. Active or occurring in twilight, as certain animals.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin crepusculum (twilight), from creper (dusky, obscure). Earliest documented use: 1668.

CREMUSCULAR - the oarsmen are big and strong

CREPUSTULAR - but they have bad skin

CREPUSCALAR - the pancakes have a certain size but no direction