Word of the Day: Nuncheon vs. Luncheon

Apparently the word “luncheon” wasn’t enough – I’ve just discovered the word “nuncheon” is legitimate, too! I’m becoming a hobbit, collecting words that describe mealtimes.

Nuncheon

Slight refreshment, originally taken in the afternoon

Luncheon

A formal lunch, such as one held in connection with a meeting or convention of some kind

(Image is Luncheon of the Boating Party by Renoir)
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