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Meaning of SIESTA

Pronunciation:  see'estu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a nap in the early afternoon (especially in hot countries)
 

SIESTA is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: cat sleep, catnap, forty winks, nap, short sleep, snooze

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Si*es"ta\, n. [Sp., probably fr. L. sessitare to sit
much or long, v. freq. of sedere, sessum, to sit. See {Sit}.]
A short sleep taken about the middle of the day, or after
dinner; a midday nap.

 

 

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