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prandial

[pran-dee-uh l] /ˈpræn di əl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a meal, especially dinner.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Latin prandi(um) luncheon, meal + -al1
Related forms
prandially, adverb
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Examples for prandial
  • Sharks and wolves may no longer be figured as types of prandial haste.
  • There is research currently going on to investigate this, and the utility of post-prandial readings to determine overall risk.
British Dictionary definitions for prandial

prandial

/ˈprændɪəl/
adjective
1.
(facetious) of or relating to a meal
Derived Forms
prandially, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Latin prandium meal, luncheon
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Word Origin and History for 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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prandial in Medicine

prandial pran·di·al (prān'dē-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to a meal.

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