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repast

Line breaks: re¦past
Pronunciation: /rɪˈpɑːst
 
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Definition of repast in English:

noun

formal
A meal: a sumptuous repast
More example sentences
  • If you're interested in ham hocks, cornbread, southern funeral repasts, and the history of soul food, she's the expert.
  • Interred in these lengthy repasts, I develop a mad envy of the people at other tables whom I see leaving as the evening goes on.
  • Divided by season, the book includes recipes from 20 of the California Bay Area's best chefs who use local, seasonal ingredients for their tasty repasts.
Synonyms
meal, feast, banquet;
snack
informal spread, feed, bite, bite to eat
British informal nosh, nosh-up
formal collation, refection

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, based on late Latin repascere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + pascere 'to feed'.

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