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fen

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noun \ˈfen\

Definition of fen

  1. :  low land that is covered wholly or partly with water unless artificially drained and that usually has peaty alkaline soil and characteristic flora (as of sedges and reeds)

Origin and Etymology of fen

Middle English, from Old English fenn; akin to Old High German fenna fen, Sanskrit paṅka mud


First Known Use: before 12th century


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fen

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noun \ˈfən\

Definition of fen

plural

fen

  1. a monetary subunit of the yuan — see yuan at money table

Origin and Etymology of fen

Chinese (Beijing) fēn


First Known Use: 1916


Fen

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geographical name \ˈfən, ˈfen\

Definition of Fen

  1. river 300 miles (483 kilometers) long in northern China in central Shanxi flowing south-southeast into the Huang River



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