jentacular

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ientaculum (a breakfast taken immediately on getting up) and English -ar.

Adjective[edit]

jentacular (comparative more jentacular, superlative most jentacular)

  1. Of or pertaining to a breakfast taken early in the morning, or immediately on getting up.
    I took a post-jentacular walk to settle my stomach.

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  • “jentacular” in James Stormonth, Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition, William Blackwood and Sons (1879), page 755: “jentacular, a. jĕn-tăk-ūl-ėr (L. jentaculum, a breakfast taken immediately on getting up), applied to a breakfast taken early in the morning, or immediately on getting up: pre-jentacular, applied to what is done early in the morning, as taking a breakfast before getting up.”