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tenuis

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noun, ten·u·is \ˈten-yə-wəs\

Definition of tenuis

plural tenuesplay \-yə-ˌwēz, -ˌwās\

  1. :  an unaspirated voiceless stop



Origin of tenuis

Medieval Latin, from Latin, thin, slight


First Known Use: 1650

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