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yes•ter*ˈyɛs tər(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to yesterday (usu. used in combination):


* Archaic..

Origin of yester:

1570–80; extracted from yesterday


  1. a combining form occurring in words that denote a time one period prior to the present period, the nature of the period being specified by the second element of the compound:


    Category: Affix

Origin of yester-:

OE geostran, c. OHG gestre; akin to L hesternus of yesterday


  1. yester-(Prefix)

    Belonging to the day preceding the present; next before the present.

  2. yester-(Prefix)

    Denoting former, earlier, or previous times.

  3. Origin: From yester-, yister-, from geostran-, giestran-, from gistr-, from dǵheis-. Cognate with 033203390343034403420330-. More at yesterday.


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