<astronomy> Rising at sunset and setting at sunrise, as a star; opposed to cosmical.

The word is sometimes incorrectly written acronical, achronychal, acronichal, and acronical.

Origin: Gr. At nightfall; + night.

(01 Mar 1998)

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