matinal

adjective

mat·​in·​al ˈma-tə-nəl How to pronounce matinal (audio)
1
: of or relating to matins
2
: early

Word History

First Known Use

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of matinal was in 1803

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Cite this Entry

“Matinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matinal. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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