feme

noun

ˈfem,
ˈfēm
plural -s
1
or less commonly femme
ˈfem
: wife
used in heraldry correlatively with baron
2
law : woman
the feme plaintiff

Word History

Etymology

Anglo-French, from Old French, woman, wife, female, from Latin femina woman, female

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“Feme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feme. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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