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    equinox - Dictionary definition and meaning for word equinox

    Definition
    (noun) either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length Definition
    (noun) (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
    Synonyms : equinoctial point
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for equinox

Equi+ nocturnal.

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Equinox ---> Equ- which its latin root is aequus meaning equal and nox which is a latin word meaning night. If these two words get together, the whole word figuratively means equal night. The day and night are equal in equinox

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