almuerzo

noun
al·​muer·​zo | \älˈmwer(ˌ)sō\
plural -s

Definition of almuerzo 

Southwest

: the first substantial meal of the day taken usually just before noon

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First Known Use of almuerzo

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for almuerzo

Spanish, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin admordium, from Latin admordēre to bite into, from ad- + mordēre to bite

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