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#10: Postprandial

Definition:

occurring after a meal

Examples:

"Newly fortified, take a postprandial walk around Plaza San Francisco and call in on the magnificent church and monastery museum here." – Harriet O’Brien, The Independent, November 18, 2012

About the Word:

Although the Latin prandium actually means "late breakfast; lunch," postprandial now refers to activities after any meal, especially those that aid digestion.

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