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mealtime

[meel-tahym]
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noun
  1. the usual time for a meal.
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Origin of mealtime

First recorded in 1125–75, mealtime is from the Middle English word meeltyme. See meal1, time
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n.

also meal-time, late 12c., from meal (n.1) + time (n.). Etymologically, a tautology.

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