matutinal [ muh-toot-n-l, -tyoot- ]
1. pertaining to or occurring in the morning; early in the day.
OTHER WORDS FROM MATUTINAL
Origin: 1650–60; < Late Latin mātūtinālis of, belonging to the morning, early, equivalent to Latin mātūtīn(us) of the morning (Mātūt(a) goddess of dawn + -īnus-ine1) + -ālis-al
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR MATUTINAL
"'Twill be the change of air makes Sir Rowland matutinal," said Diana, making a gallant recovery from her agitation.
MISTRESS WILDING|RAFAEL SABATINI
At the moment when they disappeared in the forest, the owl uttered its matutinal cry, the precursor of sunrise.
THE BORDER RIFLES|GUSTAVE AIMARD
The same is true for the most part of matutinal erections, the precise cause of which is not yet determined.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILD|ALBERT MOLL
These congress meetings did not begin before eleven, so that for those who were active time for matutinal exercise was allowed.
ORLEY FARM|ANTHONY TROLLOPE
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