Wen meaning

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A harmless cyst, especially on the scalp or face, containing the fatty secretion of a sebaceous gland.
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A benign skin tumor, esp. of the scalp, consisting of a cyst in which sebaceous matter has been retained.
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A rune in the Old English alphabet (Ƿ), used to represent the labiovelar semivowel: in Middle English orthography it was replaced by the letter w.
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A harmless cyst, especially on the scalp or face, containing the fatty secretion of a sebaceous gland.
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A cyst on the skin.
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A runic letter later replaced by w.
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An enormously congested city.
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A common surname of east Asian derivation.
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Origin of wen

  • Middle English from Old English wen-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English wenn. Cognate with Middle Low German wene, Dutch wen.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English wynn

    From Wiktionary