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wen

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noun \ˈwen\

Definition of wen

  1. :  an abnormal growth or a cyst protruding from a surface especially of the skin



Origin and Etymology of wen

Middle English wenn, from Old English; akin to Middle Low German wene wen


First Known Use: before 12th century


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wen

Definition of wen

  1. variant of wynn



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wen

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noun \ˈwen\

Medical Definition of wen

  1. :  sebaceous cyst; broadly :  an abnormal growth or a cyst protruding from a surface especially of the skin




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