lesbian


1les·bi·an

adjective \ˈlez-bē-ən\

Definition of LESBIAN

1
often capitalized :  of or relating to Lesbos
2
[from the reputed homosexual band associated with Sappho of Lesbos] :  of or relating to homosexuality between females

First Known Use of LESBIAN

1567

2lesbian

noun

: a woman who is sexually attracted to other women : a female homosexual

Full Definition of LESBIAN

:  a woman who is a homosexual

First Known Use of LESBIAN

circa 1890

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