Lenten

Definition of Lenten

Lent´en   Pronunciation: lĕnt´'n
n.1.Lent.
a.1.Of or pertaining to the fast called Lent; used in, or suitable to, Lent; as, the Lenten season.
She quenched her fury at the flood,
And with a Lenten salad cooled her blood.
- Dryden.
2.Spare; meager; plain; somber; unostentatious; not abundant or showy.
Lenten color
black or violet.
- F. G. Lee.

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