mesene

adjective
\ ˈme|ˌzēn, ˈmē|, |ˌsēn \

Definition of mesene

: having a forehead of moderate proportions with an upper facial index of 48 to 53 on the living or of 50 to 55 on the skull

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Other Words from mesene

meseny \ -​nē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for mesene

German mesen, from mes- + -en as in euryen euryene

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“Mesene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesene. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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