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equinox

e·qui·nox

equinox

 
pronunciation:
i kw naks [or] e kw naks
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part of speech: noun
definition: either of the two times during the year when the sun's rays are perpendicular to the earth's equator, occurring in March and September. During the equinox, day and night are both 12 hours long all over the world.
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The word equinox contains the following parts:
nox, noct, noctu Latin root that means night
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