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See also: dêjeuner and déjeûner

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From dé- +‎ jeûner (un fast (to break fast)) or from a Vulgar Latin *disieiūnāre, *disjejūnāre, from Late Latin ieiūnāre, jejūnāre, present active infinitive of ieiūnō, jejūnō, from Latin ieiūnus, jejūnus. Compare Spanish desayunar, Occitan dejunar. Doublet of dîner.

VerbEdit

déjeuner

  1. (formal) to lunch, to eat lunch, to have lunch
  2. to have breakfast
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Etymology 2Edit

Nominalization of the above verb.

NounEdit

déjeuner m (plural déjeuners)

  1. (France) lunch, luncheon
  2. (outside of France) breakfast
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