noun \ˈten-yə-wəs\
plural ten·u·es\-yə-ˌwēz, -ˌwās\

Definition of TENUIS

:  an unaspirated voiceless stop

Origin of TENUIS

Medieval Latin, from Latin, thin, slight
First Known Use: 1650

Rhymes with TENUIS


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