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DIMMET

[noun]

twilight; dusk.

Etymology: dialectal, from Middle English dim, dym, from Old English dim, dimm, ‎“dim, dark, gloomy; wretched, grievous, sad, unhappy”, from Proto-Germanic *dimmaz ,‎“dark”, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰem-, ‎“to whisk, smoke, blow; dust, haze, cloud; obscure”. Compare Faroese dimmur, Icelandic dimmur, ‎“dark”) and dimma, ‎“darkness”.