A*cron"yc\, Acronychal \A*cron"ych*al\, a. [Gr. 'akro`nychos at nightfall; 'a`kros + ny`x night.] (Astron.) Rising at sunset and setting at sunrise, as a star; -- opposed to cosmical.

Note: The word is sometimes incorrectly written acronical, achronychal, acronichal, and acronical.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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