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[meel-tahym] /ˈmilˌtaɪm/
the usual time for a meal.
Origin of mealtime
1125-75; Middle English meeltyme. See meal1, time Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And that means both mealtime for microbes-and bad news for climate change.
  • We're told to make healthier mealtime choices, which means that old lunchtime staples may not always be the best choices.
  • The mealtime crowds thin as the seasick roster grows.
  • At mealtime, the tone turned more serious, but the subject of conversation was rarely politics.
  • At mealtime, there are a number of restaurants close to the hotel.
  • At mealtime, choose between fast food and full-service restaurants that are a short ride away.
  • Check the cruise company's dress code concerning mealtime attire.
  • He cites mealtime blessings and even yoga as examples.
  • At mealtime, the resort's restaurants offer a variety of cuisine plus kids' menus.
  • Before the potato was introduced to the country, beans, peas and wheat served as mealtime staples.
Word Origin and History for mealtime

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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