Zontian

noun

Zon·​ti·​an ˈzän-tē-ən How to pronounce Zontian (audio)
: a member of a service club made up of executive women each of whom is a sole representative of one business or profession in a community

Word History

Etymology

Zonta International, a service club

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Zontian was in 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Zontian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zontian. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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