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matutinal

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adjective ma·tu·ti·nal \ˌma-chu̇-ˈtī-nəl; mə-ˈtüt-nəl, -ˈtyüt-, -ˈtü-tə-nəl, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of matutinal

  1. :  of, relating to, or occurring in the morning :  early

ma·tu·ti·nal·ly adverb


Origin of matutinal

Late Latin matutinalis, from Latin matutinus — more at matinee


First Known Use: 1567

Rhymes with matutinal


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