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postprandial

[ pohst-pran-dee-uhl ]
/ poʊstˈpræn di əl /
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adjective
after a meal, especially after dinner: postprandial oratory; a postprandial brandy.
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Origin of postprandial

First recorded in 1810–20; post- + Latin prandi(um) “meal” + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM postprandial

post·pran·di·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for postprandial

postprandial
/ (pəʊstˈprændɪəl) /

adjective
of or relating to the period immediately after lunch or dinnera postprandial nap
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Medical definitions for postprandial

postprandial
[ pōst-prăndē-əl ]

adj.
Following a meal, especially dinner.

Other words from postprandial

post•prandi•al•ly adv.
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