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postmeridian

[pohst-muh-rid-ee-uh n] /ˌpoʊst məˈrɪd i ən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the afternoon.
2.
occurring after noon:
a postmeridian lull.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; post- + meridian
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postmeridian

/ˌpəʊstməˈrɪdɪən/
adjective
1.
after noon; in the afternoon or evening
Word Origin
C17: from Latin postmerīdiānus in the afternoon; see post-, meridian
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