F dāzhœnā
plural -s
: breakfast or lunch
: a service for serving individual breakfasts on a tray

Word History


French, from Middle French desjeuner, from desjeuner to breakfast, from Old French, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin disjejunare to break one's fast

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“Déjeuner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/d%C3%A9jeuner. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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