kinswoman

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noun kins·wom·an \ˈkinz-ˌwu̇-mən\

Definition of kinswoman

  1. :  a female relative

Examples of kinswoman in a Sentence

  1. writing a biography of his famous kinswoman

First Known Use of kinswoman

14th century


KINSWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

kinswoman

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noun

Definition of kinswoman for English Language Learners

  • : a female relative


KINSWOMAN Defined for Kids

kinswoman

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noun kins·wom·an \ˈkinz-ˌwu̇-mən\

Definition of kinswoman for Students

plural

kinswomen

\-ˌwim-ən\
  1. :  a woman who is a relative usually by birth


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