Definition of preprandial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌpriːˈprændiəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˈprændiəl//
[only before noun](formal or humorous)
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happening immediately before a meal a preprandial drink Word Origin early 19th cent.: from pre- ‘before’ + Latin prandium ‘a meal’ + -al.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: preprandial