Word History


probably from French ciné, short for cinéma cinema

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cine was in 1920

Dictionary Entries Near cine

Cite this Entry

“Cine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cine. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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