Definition of nyctitropic in English:

nyctitropic

adjective

Botany
  • Nyctinastic.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Darwin (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection. From nycti- + -tropic.

Pronunciation

nyctitropic

/ˌnɪktɪˈtrɒpɪk//ˌnɪktɪˈtrəʊpɪk/