plural noun
fem·​i·​nie | \ ˈfemənē \

Definition of feminie

1 : the world of women : womankind
2 : 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 much— Iris Origo

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History and Etymology for feminie

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

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“Feminie.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feminie. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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