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crepuscule

[kri-puhs-kyool, krep-uh-skyool] /krɪˈpʌs kyul, ˈkrɛp əˌskyul/
noun
1.
twilight; dusk.
Also, crepuscle
[kri-puhs-uh l] /krɪˈpʌs əl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; < Latin crepuscul(um), equivalent to crepus- (akin to creper obscure) + -culum -cule1
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Word Origin and History for crepuscule
n.

late 14c., from Old French crépuscule (13c.), from Latin crepusculum.

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