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nighttime

[nahyt-tahym] /ˈnaɪtˌtaɪm/
noun
1.
the time between evening and morning.
adjective
2.
occurring, done, presented, etc., during the night, especially the hours before midnight.
Compare daytime.
Origin of nighttime
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see night, time
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n.

also night-time, c.1400, from night + time (n.).

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