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breakfast

noun break·fast \ˈbrek-fəst\

: the first meal of the day

Full Definition of BREAKFAST

1
:  the first meal of the day especially when taken in the morning
2
:  the food prepared for a breakfast <eat your breakfast>
breakfast verb
break·fast·er noun

Examples of BREAKFAST

  1. I had pancakes for breakfast.
  2. Did you have breakfast before you left?

First Known Use of BREAKFAST

15th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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