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Philopena \Phil`o*pe"na\, n. [Probably a corruption fr. G.
vielliebchen, LG. vielliebken, or D. veelliebken, a
philopena, literally, much loved; but influenced by Gr. ? a
friend, and L. poena penalty, from an idea that the gift was
a penalty of friendship or love.]
A present or gift which is made as a forfeit in a social game
that is played in various ways; also, the game itself.
[Written also fillipeen and phillippine.]
Note: One of the ways may be stated as follows: A person
finding a nut with two kernels eats one, and gives the
other to a person of the opposite sex, and then
whichever says philopena first at the next meeting wins
the present. The name is also applied to the kernels