from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a meal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or pertaining to a meal, especially dinner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a repast, especially to dinner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to a dinner or other meal: as, prandial preparations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a meal


From Latin prandium, late breakfast; see ed- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin prandiumĀ ("late breakfast"). (Wiktionary)



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