plural noun

: the world of women : womankind
: a class of women : women
when a man … wishes to go on a great duty … this selfishness on the part of the feminie is rather too muchIris Origo

Word History


Middle English femenie, feminie, from Middle French, from Old French, from Latin femina + Old French -ie -y

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“Feminie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feminie. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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