occurring before noon.
of or relating to the forenoon.
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Origin of antemeridian
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Antemeridian, an-te-me-ri′di-an, adj. before midday or noon.
before noon; in the morning
Word Origin for antemeridian
C17: from Latin antemerīdiānus; see ante-, meridian
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