a combining form meaning “almost,” used in the formation of compound words:
[pee-nee-kuh n-tem-puh-rey-nee-uh s] /ˌpi ni kənˌtɛm pəˈreɪ ni əs/ adjective, Geology. 1. formed during or shortly after the formation of the containing rock stratum: penecontemporaneous minerals.
[pee-nyaws] /piˈnyɔs/ noun 1. Modern Greek name of .
[puh-nel-uh-pee] /pəˈnɛl ə pi/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. the wife of Odysseus, who remained faithful to him during his long absence at Troy. 2. a faithful wife. 3. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “weaver.”. /pəˈnɛləpɪ/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the wife of Odysseus, who remained true to him during his long […]
[pee-nuh-pleyn, pee-nuh-pleyn] /ˈpi nəˌpleɪn, ˌpi nəˈpleɪn/ noun, Geology. 1. an area reduced almost to a by erosion. /ˈpiːnɪˌpleɪn; ˌpiːnɪˈpleɪn/ noun 1. a relatively flat land surface produced by a long period of erosion