nyctophilia

Main Entry:  nyctophilia
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a love or preference for night, darkness
Etymology:  nycto- 'night'
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nyctophilia nyc·to·phil·i·a (nĭk'tə-fĭl'ē-ə)
n.
A preference for the night or darkness. Also called scotophilia.

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