catena

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noun ca·te·na \kə-ˈtē-nə\

Definition of catena

plural

catenae

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catenas

  1. :  a connected series of related things

Examples of catena in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of catena

Medieval Latin, from Latin, chain


First Known Use: 1641



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