pene

pene-

a combining form meaning “almost,” used in the formation of compound words: penecontemporaneous.
Also, especially before a vowel, pen-.


Origin:
< Latin paene-, combining form of paene

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pene- or (before a vowel) pen-
 
prefix
almost: peneplain
 
[from Latin paene]
 
pen- or (before a vowel) pen-
 
prefix
 
[from Latin paene]

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