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variant of ceno-1 as final element of a compound word: Pleistocene.
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How to use -cene in a sentence
Il Lasca's Cene rank among the most considerable literary products of the age.
Vpon Cene thursdaie, the castell de Lesparre was deliuered vnto the earle of Lancaster, and after that diuers other castels.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (9 of 12)|Raphael Holinshed
The author of Le Cene presents a marked contrast to Bandello.
British Dictionary definitions for -cene
adj combining form, n combining form
denoting a recent geological periodMiocene
Word Origin for -cene
from Greek kainos new
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