What does antemeridian mean?

Definitions for antemeridian
ˌæn ti məˈrɪd i ənan·te·merid·i·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antemeridianadjective

    before noon


  1. antemeridianadjective

    Of or relating to morning; that happens in the morning.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Antemeridianadjective

    Before noon.

    Etymology: from ante, before, and meridian, noon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antemeridianadjective

    being before noon; in or pertaining to the forenoon. (Abbrev. a. m.)

  2. Etymology: [L. antemeridianus; ante + meridianus belonging to midday or noon. See Meridian.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Antemeridian

    an-te-me-ri′di-an, adj. before midday or noon. [See Meridian.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of antemeridian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of antemeridian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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