pridian

adjective

prid·​i·​an
ˈpridēən
: of or relating to a previous day or to yesterday
also : former
a pridian monarchy Hugh McCrae

Word History

Etymology

Latin pridianus, from pridie on the day before (from pri- before—as in Latin prior—+ dies day) + -anus -an

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“Pridian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pridian. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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