- cook plain
- Available or ready for eating or other use.
- Legally permitted to be caught or hunted during a specified period.
- Not available, permitted, or ready to be eaten, caught, or hunted.
- Not at the right or proper moment; inopportunely.
- for a while
- early enough
- available fresh for use as food
- at the legally established time for being hunted or caught
Other Word Forms of Season
Origin of Season
From Middle English sesoun, seson (“time of the year"), from Old French seson, seison (“time of sowing, seeding"), from Latin satiōnem, accusative of satiō (“act of sowing, planting") from satum, past participle of serere (“to sow, plant") from Proto-Indo-European *seh₁- (“to sow, plant"). Akin to Old English sāwan (“to sow"), Old English sÇ£d (“seed"). Displaced native Middle English sele (“season") (from Old English sÇ£l (“season, time, occasion")), Middle English tide (“season, time of year") (from Old English tÄ«d (“time, period, yeartide, season")).
Middle English from Old French seison from Latin satiō satiōn- act of sowing from satus past participle of serere to plant sē- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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