Repast Definition

rĭ-păst
repasts
noun
repasts
Food and drink for a meal.
Webster's New World
A meal.
Webster's New World
The eating of food, as at a meal.
Webster's New World
Mealtime.
Webster's New World
Food.
Webster's New World
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verb
repasts
To eat or feast.
Webster's New World
To give food to.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Repast

Noun

Singular:
repast
Plural:
repasts

Origin of Repast

  • Middle English from Old French from Late Latin repāstus from past participle of repāscere to feed re- re- Latin pāscere to feed pā- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French repast, from the verb repaistre, from Latin repascere.

    From Wiktionary

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