dé·​jeu·​ner | \ ¦dāzhə¦nā, F dāzhœnā \
plural -s

Definition of déjeuner

1 : breakfast or lunch
2 : a service for serving individual breakfasts on a tray

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History and Etymology for déjeuner

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 22 Oct. 2021.

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