pene-

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pen- before a vowel

Etymology[edit]

From Latin paene (almost)

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pene-

  1. Almost the thing or quality expressed by the root, as peneplain (almost a plain), peninsula (almost an island), penultimate (almost the last), penumbra (almost in shadow)

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