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peneplain

noun pe·ne·plain \ˈpē-ni-ˌplān, ˈpe-\

Definition of PENEPLAIN

:  a land surface of considerable area and slight relief shaped by erosion

Variants of PENEPLAIN

pe·ne·plain also pe·ne·plane \ˈpē-ni-ˌplān, ˈpe-\

Origin of PENEPLAIN

Latin paene, pene almost + English plain or plane
First Known Use: 1889

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