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Evening, word-nerds! Without preamble (damnit, that was preamble!) today's word is:


Matutinal [ma'choo-tin'al]
adjective

Definition
Of or pertaining to the morning, occurring or performed in the morning, early. Also rarely, rising early.

Etymology
From Latin matutinalis, from mane, morning.

First seen
1656 Blount Glossogr.,
Matutinal, belonging to the morning, or morning prayer.
Last seen
1897 Allbutt's Syst. Med. IV. 192
The matutinal use of saline aperients.

Usage
Definitely not being a morning person, I never enjoyed matutinal activities until I had at least has my coffee!
Tags: adjective, latin, m, wordsmith: nerdfury
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