noun un·dern \ˈəndə(r)n, ˈu̇n-\

Definition of undern



  1. 1 dialectal :  the time from noon to sundown :  afternoon

  2. 2 dialectal :  a light meal in the forenoon or in the afternoon

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Origin and Etymology of undern

Middle English, third hour of the morning (9:00 a.m.), noon, from Old English; akin to Old High German untarn, untorn noon, Old Norse undorn midafternoon, midmorning, Gothic undaurnimats noon meal, and probably to Old High German untar between, among — more at inter-

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a brief usually trivial fact

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