post meridiem

[pohst muh-rid-ee-uh m, -em]

adjective


Nearby words

  1. post hoc,
  2. post hoc, ergo propter hoc,
  3. post horn,
  4. post horse,
  5. post house,
  6. post mill,
  7. post oak,
  8. post obitum,
  9. post office,
  10. post office box

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British Dictionary definitions for post meridiem

post meridiem

the full form of p.m.

Word Origin for post meridiem

C17: Latin: after noon

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Word Origin and History for post meridiem

post meridiem

"after noon," 1640s, Latin, from post "after" (see post-) + accusative of meridies (see meridian).

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