matin

adjective
mat·​in | \ ˈma-tᵊn How to pronounce matin (audio) \

Definition of matin

: of or relating to matins or to early morning

First Known Use of matin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for matin

Middle English, from Anglo-French

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“Matin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matin. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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