prandial

adjective

pran·​di·​al ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce prandial (audio)
: of or relating to a meal

Examples of prandial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to this 2010 clinical trial, this ingredient can reduce post-prandial and fasting blood sugar, fatigue, and polyphagia and significantly improve lipid profiles. Discover Magazine, 29 Mar. 2023 Therefore, most people with type 1 diabetes should be treated with multiple daily injections of mealtime (or prandial) insulin and basal insulin. Verywell Health, 25 Feb. 2023 Four dining options range from a comfy café and bakery to fireside post-prandial cocktails, either indoors or on the terrace. Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2022 Autocrats in the Middle East use television to push politics—especially during Ramadan, when big-budget series attract hours of post-prandial viewing. The Economist, 16 May 2020 Post-prandial digestifs, or coffee or tea and something sweet are a lovely way to end an evening, especially after a long work day, and the same principles apply. Stacey Ballis, chicagotribune.com, 4 Oct. 2019 The Commons Club, under the direction of head chef Adrian Garcia, is quite serviceable, and the bars and restaurants in walking distance make for a lovely post-prandial stroll. Anthony Flint, BostonGlobe.com, 17 July 2019 As if the magnificent marble statues that encircle the arena weren’t enough of a draw, the 1980s-themed runway presentation was followed by a sumptuous dinner worthy of the ancient Romans and a post-prandial performance by Duran Duran. Horacio Silva, Town & Country, 20 Sep. 2018 Certain elements were directly inspired by Deerfield, like the round tables in the dining hall, each one presided over by a teacher and designed to stimulate civilized prandial conversation. Richard McGill Murphy, Town & Country, 17 Dec. 2012

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Word History

Etymology

Latin prandium late breakfast, luncheon

First Known Use

1781, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prandial was in 1781

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“Prandial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prandial. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

prandial

adjective
pran·​di·​al ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce prandial (audio)
: of or relating to a meal
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