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night blindness abnormally weak vision in dim light or darkness, caused by a deficiency of vitamin A.
night-blooming cereus any of several American cacti bearing large, fragrant flowers that bloom at night.
nightcap (informal) an alcoholic drink taken shortly before bedtime. [3 definitions]
nightclothes garments worn in bed.
nightclub an establishment that is open late at night and provides food, drink, and usu. entertainment; club.
night crawler any of various large earthworms that surface at night and are commonly used as bait by fishermen.
nightdress a nightgown, or nightclothes.
nightfall the time when day ends and night begins.
nightgown a long loose garment worn in bed, esp. by girls and women.
nighthawk any of several long-winged birds related to the whippoorwill that fly mostly at night and catch insects in the air.
nightie (informal) a nightgown.
nightingale any of several European thrushes that are noted for melodious singing.
nightjar any of various nocturnal birds of the goatsucker family, esp. the common European one.
night latch a door lock that can be opened by a knob from the inside but that requires a key to open it from the outside.
nightless combined form of night.
night letter a telegram sent overnight, at a lower rate than usual, for delivery the next day.
nightlife entertainment and social activities available or carried on at night.
night-light a small dim light kept on all night, as near a stairway or in a child's bedroom.
nightlong lasting throughout the night. [2 definitions]
nightly happening, existing, or done at night. [4 definitions]
nightmare a terrifying or distressing dream. [2 definitions]