From Ancient Greek λύχνος (lúkhnos, “lamp”) and βίος (bíos, “life”).
lychnobite (plural lychnobites)
- (rare) a person who works or labors at night and sleeps during the day.
- Observer Journal (Dunkirk, New York); published November 5th, 1887
- Before the enfeebled of the dull-eyed lychnobite of the press could succumb to its influence, the cheerful voice of the magician awoke him.