kinswoman

noun
kins·​wom·​an | \ ˈkinz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce kinswoman (audio) \

Definition of kinswoman

: a female relative

Examples of kinswoman in a Sentence

writing a biography of his famous kinswoman

First Known Use of kinswoman

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of kinswoman was in the 14th century

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“Kinswoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kinswoman. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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kinswoman

noun
kins·​wom·​an | \ ˈkinz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce kinswoman (audio) \
plural kinswomen\ -​ˌwim-​ən \

Kids Definition of kinswoman

: a woman who is a relative usually by birth

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