Frenchwoman

noun

French·​wom·​an ˈfrench-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce Frenchwoman (audio)
1
: a woman who is a native or inhabitant of France
2
: a woman of French descent

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Frenchwoman was in the 15th century

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“Frenchwoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Frenchwoman. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

Frenchwoman

noun
French·​wom·​an ˈfrench-ˌwu̇m-ən How to pronounce Frenchwoman (audio)
: a woman who is French

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