Frau

noun \ ˈfrau̇ \

Definition of Frau

plural Frauen play \ˈfrau̇(-ə)n\
sometimes disparaging
: 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


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