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pen-

1.
variant of pene- before a vowel:
penannular.
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British Dictionary definitions for pen-

pene-

prefix
1.
almost: peneplain
Word Origin
from Latin paene
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Word Origin and History for pen-

Brythonic for "head;" common in place names in Cornwall and Wales (e.g. Penzance, see also Pendragon).

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