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yen: a strong desire or propensity (a yen for the sea); also : urge, craving (a yen for ice cream>

Origin: obsolete English argot yen-yen craving for opium, from Chinese (Guangdong) yīn-yáhn, from yīn opium + yáhn craving
First Known Use to M-W: 1906

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