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short-day

[shawrt-dey] /ˈʃɔrtˈdeɪ/
adjective, Botany
1.
requiring a short photoperiod.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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British Dictionary definitions for short-day

short-day

adjective
1.
(of plants) able to flower only if exposed to short periods of daylight (less than 12 hours), each followed by a long dark period Compare long-day
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