Word Summary
deipnon: dinner, supper
Original Word: δεῖπνον
Transliteration: deipnon
Phonetic Spelling: (dipe'-non)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: dinner, supper
Meaning: dinner, supper
Strong's Concordance

From the same as dapane; dinner, i.e. The chief meal (usually in the evening) -- feast, supper.

see GREEK dapane

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1173: δεῖπνον

δεῖπνον, δείπνου, τό, and according to a rare and late form δεῖπνος in Luke 14:16 Lachmann (cf. Tdf. on Revelation 19:9, 17, also Winers Grammar, 65 (64); on the derivation cf. δαπάνη) (in Homer the morning meal or breakfast, cf. Passow (more fully Liddell and Scott) under the word; this the Greeks afterward call τό ἄριστον which see (and references there), designating as τό δεῖπνον the evening meal or supper);

1. supper, especially a formal meal usually held at evening: Luke 14:17, 24; John 13:2, 4; John 21:20; plural: Matthew 23:6; Mark 12:39; Luke (Luke 11:43 Lachmann in brackets); Luke 20:46; used of the Messiah's feast, symbolizing salvation in the kingdom of heaven: Revelation 19:9, 17; κυριακόν δεῖπνον (see κυριακός, 1), 1 Corinthians 11:20; ποιεῖν δεῖπνον, Luke 14:12 (ἄριστον δεῖπνον); Luke 14:16 (Daniel 5:1 (Theod.)); with the addition τίνι, Mark 6:21; John 12:2.

2. universally, food taken at evening: 1 Corinthians 11:21.