[ an-ti-past ]
/ ˈæn tɪˌpæst /
a foretaste; appetizer.
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Origin of antepast
1580–90; ante- + Latin pāstus food (originally past participle of pāscere to feed), equivalent to pās- feed + -tus past participle suffix
Words nearby antepast
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