deipno-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek δειπνο- (deipno-)[1] from δεῖπνον (deîpnon, dinner).

Pronunciation[edit]

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deipno-

  1. Dinner, banquet.
    The Deipnosophists or Banquet of the Learnèd of Athenaeus
    • 1827, The British Critic, No. I, p. 475
      An interchange of deipno-diplomatic correspondence.
    • 1891 June 23, The Daily News, 4/8
      People who heartily sympathise with the ‘deipnophobia’ of Gordon.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed. "deipno-, comb. form". Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1894.

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