whenas

conjunction

when·​as (h)we-ˈnaz How to pronounce whenas (audio)
(h)wə-
archaic
: when

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (Scots) when as, from Middle English when + as

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whenas was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Whenas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whenas. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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