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But it sounds like a word to describe shellfish.
Some shellfish are crepuscular (I assume), but all shellfish are crustaceans. ;)Fun experiment: Integrate this word into your vocabulary in odd ways and see what people think you're talking about."What a crepuscular sunset!""Don't mind me... I'm feeling kind of crepuscular today."Alternatively, use it as an insult:"That guy was a little crepuscular... He was a few bricks shy of a full load."The possibilities are endless.
Yes, crustaceans is the sound link that my brain keeps making. I can't stop myself.You say "crepuscular sunset" and I picture shrimp in the sky. I also can't help but hear the word muscular in there too. So the shrimp -- they're bad-ass scary ones.