Matin : Definition

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Definitions of Matin

Pronunciation : Ma`tin"
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. matin.] (Zoöl.)
Definition : Defn: A French mastiff.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mat"in
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. fr. L. matutinum the morning, matutinus of the morning, Matuta the goddess of the morning. See Matutinal.]
Definition : 1. Morning. [Obs.] Shak.

2. pl. Etym: [F. matines. See Etymol. above.]

Defn: Morning worship or service; morning prayers or songs. The winged choristers began To chirp their matins. Cleveland.

3. Time of morning service; the first canonical hour in the Roman Catholic Church.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mat"in
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to the morning, or to matins; used in the morning; matutinal.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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