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ma·tu·ti·nal

 (mə-to͞ot′n-əl, -tyo͞ot′-, măch′o͝o-tī′nəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or occurring in the morning; early.

[Late Latin mātūtīnālis, from Latin mātūtīnus; see matins.]

ma·tu′ti·nal·ly adv.

matutinal

(ˌmætjʊˈtaɪnəl)
adj
of, occurring in, or during the morning
[C17: from Late Latin mātūtīnālis, from Latin mātūtīnus, from Mātūta goddess of the dawn]
ˌmatuˈtinally adv

ma•tu•ti•nal

(məˈtut n l, -ˈtyut-)

adj.
pertaining to or occurring in the morning.
[1650–60; < Late Latin mātūtinālis of, belonging to the morning, early = Latin mātūtīn(us) of the morning (Mātūt(a) goddess of dawn + -inus -ine1) + -ālis -al1]
ma•tu′ti•nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.matutinal - pertaining to or occurring in the morningmatutinal - pertaining to or occurring in the morning; "took his matutinal walk"
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