Definition of pernoctate in English:

pernoctate

Pronunciation /ˈpəːnɒkteɪt//pəˈnɒkteɪt/

verb

[NO OBJECT]formal
  • Pass the night somewhere.

    ‘she was the first woman to pernoctate as a member of the college’

Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin pernoctat- ‘spent the night’, from the verb pernoctare, from per- ‘through’ + nox, noct- ‘night’.

Pronunciation

pernoctate

/ˈpəːnɒkteɪt//pəˈnɒkteɪt/