Latin word used for breakfast; an alternative might be primum cibum = first meal. [< Lat. jejunium = fasting, hunger; jento = to breakfast] -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Caput jejunium — Lit. beginning of the fast . The Latin term for Ash Wednesday, the first day of *Lent. Cf. Gentaculum …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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