dîner

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See also: diner, Diner, and dīner

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French disner, from Vulgar Latin *disiūnāre, from disieiūnāre, disjejūnāre (to break the fast), from dis- + Late Latin iēiūnō, iēiūnāre (to fast), from Latin ieiūnus. Doublet of déjeuner.

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Verb[edit]

dîner

  1. to dine

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Noun[edit]

dîner m (plural dîners)

  1. dinner, evening meal
  2. (Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, Congo, Louisiana) lunch, midday meal

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