Lenten


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Lent·en

 (lĕn′tən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Lent: Lenten observances.
2. Characteristic of or appropriate to Lent; meager: Lenten meals.
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lenten

(ˈlɛntən)
adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (often capital) of or relating to Lent
2. archaic or literary spare, plain, or meagre: lenten fare.
3. (Historical Terms) archaic cold, austere, or sombre: a lenten lover.
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Lent•en

also lent•en

(ˈlɛn tn)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or suitable for Lent.
2. suggesting Lent, as in austerity; meager.
[Middle English, orig. attributive use of lenten Lent]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lenten - of or relating to or suitable for Lent; "lenten food"
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Translations

Lenten

[ˈlentən] ADJcuaresmal
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Lenten

adjFasten-; Lenten seasonFastenzeit f; Lenten fastFasten nt(zur Fastenzeit)
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lenten

[ˈlɛntən] adj (Rel) → quaresimale
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