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  • interj. Used as a greeting when meeting somebody for the first time in the morning.
  • interj. used to greet someone who has just awakened (irrespective of the time of day).
  • interj. Said to someone who has come to a belated realization.
  • interj. A greeting said when parting from someone in the morning.
  • n. An exercise performed by bending forward at the waist and then returning to a standing posture, while bearing a barbell across the shoulders.

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  • n. a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

Etymologies

An ellipsis for an expression such as “I wish you a good morning.” (Wiktionary)

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