noun \ˈfra\
plural Frau·en \ˈfra(-ə)n\

Definition of FRAU

:  a German married woman :  wife —used as a title equivalent to Mrs.

Origin 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

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