Lenten

adjective
Lent·​en | \ ˈlen-tᵊn How to pronounce Lenten (audio) \

Definition of Lenten

: of, relating to, or suitable for Lent especially : meager Lenten fare

First Known Use of Lenten

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Lenten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lenten. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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