A Word A Day : Postprandial
Sunday, 11th November 2007 : Today's Word is ...
( Adjective )
Pronunciation : post-prándee-el
1. occurring after a meal, especially an evening meal ( formal or humorous )
Postprandial is from post- + prandial - from Latin prandium - a late breakfast or lunch
• Take a postprandial walk
through the woods.
• He read old almanacs at the book-stalls on the quays, and he began to frequent another cafe, where more newspapers were taken and his postprandial
demitasse cost him a penny extra.
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