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Nox n : Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx [syn: Night]

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  • /nɔks/


Cognates include Ancient Greek sc=polytonic, Sanskrit sc=Deva and Old English niht (English night).


  1. night (period of time)
    Nox pars obscura diei est.
    The night is a dim part of the day.
  2. darkness
  3. A dream
  4. confusion
  5. ignorance
  6. death




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Nox may refer to:
nox in Bosnian: NOX
nox in Czech: Nox
nox in German: Nox
nox in French: Nox
nox in Italian: NOX
nox in Dutch: Nox
nox in Polish: Nox
nox in Slovak: Nox
nox in Serbo-Croatian: Nox
nox in Swedish: Nox
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