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Oct 30, 2007
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Words related to food

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verjuice
jentacular
cibarious
macaronic
xerophagy

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jentacular

(jen-TAK-yuh-luhr) Pronunciation Sound Clip RealAudio

adjective: Relating to breakfast.

From Latin jentare (to breakfast).

"The Gentleman loved to hold that crackling rectangle in front of his face (folded, of course, into courteous fourths), loved the slant of the jentacular sun, the slightly acrid odor of the newsprint, the snappy headlines."
Michael Griffith; Bibliophilia: A Novella and Stories; Arcade Publishing;

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