vespertine

vespertine \VES-per-tin\ , adjective;
1. Of, pertaining to, or occurring in the evening.
2. Botany. Opening or expanding in the evening, as certain flowers.
3. Zoology. Becoming active in the evening, as bats and owls.

Quotes:
To my own ear, I sound hyperpoetic, and I don’t mean to exaggerate these vespertine moods; I think that this restlessness that I am describing was really quite ordinary.
— Peter Gadol, The Long Rain
Origin:
Vespertine derives from Latin vespertīnus, “evening.”

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