Words that Rhyme with diurnal
2 Syllable Words
bernal, burnell, colonel, durnell, durnil, journal, kernel, pernell, purnell, vernal
3 Syllable Words
eternal, external, fraternal, infernal, internal, maternal, nocturnal, paternal
Definitions of diurnal
a. Relating to the daytime; belonging to the period of daylight, distinguished from the night; -- opposed to nocturnal; as, diurnal heat; diurnal hours.a. Daily; recurring every day; performed in a day; going through its changes in a day; constituting the measure of a day; as, a diurnal fever; a diurnal task; diurnal aberration, or diurnal parallax; the diurnal revolution of the earth.a. Opening during the day, and closing at night; -- said of flowers or leaves.a. Active by day; -- applied especially to the eagles and hawks among raptorial birds, and to butterflies (Diurna) among insects.a. A daybook; a journal.a. A small volume containing the daily service for the "little hours," viz., prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline.a. A diurnal bird or insect.