prandial

[ pran-dee-uh l ]
/ ˈpræn di əl /
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adjective

of or relating to a meal, especially dinner.

Nearby words

  1. prana,
  2. pranava,
  3. prance,
  4. prancer,
  5. prand.,
  6. prandially,
  7. prandtl,
  8. prandtl number,
  9. prang,
  10. pranidhana

Origin of prandial

1810–20; < Latin prandi(um) luncheon, meal + -al1

Related formspran·di·al·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for prandial

prandial

/ (ˈprændɪəl) /

adjective

facetious of or relating to a meal
Derived Formsprandially, adverb

Word Origin for prandial

C19: from Latin prandium meal, luncheon

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Word Origin and History for prandial

prandial

adj.

"pertaining to dinner," 1820, from Latin prandium "late breakfast, luncheon" (see postprandial). OED reports it as "affected or jocose."

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Medicine definitions for prandial

prandial

[ prăndē-əl ]

adj.

Of or relating to a meal.

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