himene

noun
hime·​ne
variants: or less commonly himine \ ˈhēməˌnā , ˈhim-​ \
plural -s

Definition of himene

: a native song or hymn of French Oceania

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History and Etymology for himene

Tahitian, Hawaiian, & Marquesan himene, from English hymn

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“Himene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/himene. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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