Etymology
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wen (n.)

Old English wenn "a wen, tumor, wart," from Proto-Germanic *wanja- "a swelling" (source also of Middle Low German wene, Dutch wen, dialectal German Wenne), from PIE *wen- (2) "to beat, wound" (see wound (n.)).

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Definitions of wen

wen (n.)
a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked;
Synonyms: sebaceous cyst / pilar cyst / steatocystoma
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