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puisne

  

      adj   (esp. of a subordinate judge) of lower rank  
     (C16: from Anglo-French, from Old French puisné born later, from puis at a later date, from Latin postea afterwards + né born, from naistre to be born, from Latin nasci)  
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puissance, Pune, purine, pine

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