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fräulein

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noun fräu·lein \ˈfrȯi-ˌlīn\

Definition of fräulein

  1. 1 capitalized :  an unmarried German woman —used as a title equivalent to Miss

  2. 2 :  a German governess



Origin and Etymology of fräulein

German, diminutive of Frau


First Known Use: circa 1689


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