déjeuner

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From dé- +‎ jeûner (to fast) or from Vulgar Latin disieiūnāre, from Late Latin ieiūnāre, present active infinitive of ieiūnō, from Latin ieiūnus. Compare Spanish desayunar.

Verb[edit]

déjeuner

  1. to lunch (formal), to eat lunch, to have lunch

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Etymology 2[edit]

Nominalization of the above verb.

Noun[edit]

déjeuner m (plural déjeuners)

  1. (France, formal) lunch, luncheon
  2. (outside of France) breakfast
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