matutinal

adjective
ma·​tu·​ti·​nal | \ ˌma-chu̇-ˈtī-nᵊl How to pronounce matutinal (audio) ; mə-ˈtüt-nəl, -ˈtyüt-, -ˈtü-tə-nəl How to pronounce matutinal (audio) , -ˈtyü- \

Definition of matutinal

: of, relating to, or occurring in the morning : early

Other Words from matutinal

matutinally adverb

First Known Use of matutinal

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for matutinal

Late Latin matutinalis, from Latin matutinus — more at matinee

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“Matutinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matutinal. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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