Meaning of noctuary in English:

noctuary

Pronunciation /ˈnɒktjʊəri/ /ˈnɒktʃʊəri/

noun

  • An account of what happens during a particular night or particular nights.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Spectator. From classical Latin noctū by night, ablative or locative of an unattested 4th-declension variant of noct-, nox night + -ary, after diary.