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Today's Word "postprandial"

Done after a meal on

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postprandial \post-PRAN-dee-uhl\ (adjective) - Happening or done after a meal.

"A postprandial drink, perhaps?' 'Well,' said Dixie Dorly, 'we have coffee and brandy, but I don't know if we have any postprandial." -- H. W. Crocker, III, 'The Old Limey'

 

Postprandial is from post- + prandial, from Latin prandium, "a late breakfast or lunch."

 

 

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