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-cene recent (used in words designating geological periods).
ceno- new.
cenobite a member of a religious order who lives in a convent, monastery, or other spiritual community.
cenotaph a monument in memory of a dead person who is buried at a different location.
Cenozoic of, relating to, or designating the most recent geological era that includes the present and began approximately 70 million years ago, when many mammals appeared, the modern continents took shape, and glacial ice formed. [2 definitions]
censer a small container, often swung from chains by a cleric in religious ceremonies, in which the fragrance of burning incense is dispersed.
censor an official who examines written works, films, plays, and the like in order to delete parts that are considered objectionable on political, moral, or other grounds. [6 definitions]
censorious highly critical or disapproving.
censorship the act or policy of censoring.
censure severe criticism or disapproval. [4 definitions]
census an official count and statistical survey of a population, usu. conducted at periodic intervals.
cent a monetary unit of numerous countries, including the United States and Canada; a hundredth part of certain currencies. [2 definitions]
cental a unit of weight equal to one hundred pounds or 45.3 kilograms.
centaur in Greek mythology, any of a race of creatures that have the head, arms, and torso of a man and the trunk and legs of a horse.
centavo a monetary unit of several countries, esp. in Latin America.
Centella a small creeping plant used in herbal medicine, also called urban spadeleaf, gotu kola, or Asiatic pennywort. [2 definitions]
centenarian relating to or having lived to the age of one hundred. [2 definitions]
centenary of or pertaining to a period of one hundred years. [3 definitions]
centennial of or pertaining to a one hundredth anniversary. [4 definitions]
center the point that is in the exact middle of something, or that is equidistant from all points on a boundary. [9 definitions]
centerboard on a sailboat, a flat wooden or metal keel that can be raised or lowered for greater stability while the boat is in motion.