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Frau

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noun \ˈfrau̇\

Definition of Frau

plural

Frauen

play \ˈfrau̇(-ə)n\
  1. :  a German married woman :  wife —used as a title equivalent to Mrs.



Origin and Etymology of frau

German, woman, wife, from Old High German frouwa mistress, lady; akin to Old English frēa lord, Old High German fruma advantage — more at foremost


First Known Use: circa 1813

Rhymes with frau


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