matutinally
adverb see matutinal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • matutinally — See matutinal. * * * …   Universalium

  • matutinally — mÉ™ tuːtnlɪ / mætjÊŠ taɪnlɪ adv. with the dawn, early …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matutinally — ma·tu·ti·nal·ly …   English syllables

  • matutinally — adverb see matutinal …   Useful english dictionary

  • matutinal — matutinally, adv. /meuh tooht n l, tyooht /, adj. pertaining to or occurring in the morning; early in the day. [1650 60; < LL matutinalis of, belonging to the morning, early, equiv. to L matutin(us) of the morning (Matut(a) goddess of dawn + inus …   Universalium

  • matutinal — adjective Etymology: Late Latin matutinalis, from Latin matutinus more at matinee Date: circa 1656 of, relating to, or occurring in the morning ; early • matutinally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • matutinal — (adj.) 1650s, from L. matutinalis pertaining to morning, from matutinus of or pertaining to the morning, from Matuta, name of the Roman goddess of dawn, related to maturus “early” (see MATURE (Cf. mature) (v.)). Earlier in same sense was… …   Etymology dictionary

  • early — adv 1. initially, at the start, early in the game, Chiefly Brit. early on, Scot. timeously. 2. at daybreak, matutinally, at the break or crack of dawn, with cock s crow, with the birds. 3. prematurely, precociously, too soon; untimely, ahead of… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • matutinal — /mætʃəˈtaɪnəl/ (say machuh tuynuhl) adjective relating to or occurring in the morning; early in the day. {Latin mātūtīnālis of the morning} –matutinally, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • matutinal — [mə to͞ot′ n əl, mətyo͞ot′ n əl; ] chiefly Brit, [ma΄to͞o tī′nəl, ma΄tyo͞otī nəl] adj. [L matutinalis < matutinus, of morning, after Matuta, goddess of morning: see MATIN] of or in the morning; early matutinally adv …   English World dictionary

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