Definition of repast
1 : something taken as food : meal
2 : the act or time of taking food
Examples of repast in a sentence
She offered us a light repast before we set out on our trip.
<monks taking their evening repast in silence>
Origin and Etymology of repast
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from (soi) repaistre to feed upon, from re- + pestre, paistre to feed, from Latin pascere — more at food
First Known Use: 14th century
First Known Use of repast
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