noun ca·te·na \kə-ˈtē-nə\
plural ca·te·nae\-(ˌ)nē\ or ca·te·nas

Definition of CATENA

:  a connected series of related things

Examples of CATENA

  1. <a catena of lies that ultimately proved to be her undoing>

Origin of CATENA

Medieval Latin, from Latin, chain
First Known Use: 1641


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