mealtime

[ meel-tahym ]
/ ˈmilˌtaɪm /
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noun

the usual time for a meal.

Origin of mealtime

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


n.

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

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