pran·​di·​al | \ ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce prandial (audio) \

Definition of prandial

: of or relating to a meal

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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,, "In San Francisco, new destinations over the top," 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, "The Experience Wars: Inside the Furious Fight for the Affections (and Dollars) of the World's Biggest Spenders," 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, "Desert Prep," 17 Dec. 2012

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First Known Use of prandial

1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prandial

Latin prandium late breakfast, luncheon

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The first known use of prandial was in 1781

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Medical Definition of prandial

: of or relating to a meal

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