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daughter (ˈdɔːtə)
1.  a female offspring; a girl or woman in relation to her parents
2.  a female descendant
3.  a female from a certain country, etc, or one closely connected with a certain environment, etc: a daughter of the church Related: filial
4.  archaic (often capital) a form of address for a girl or woman
5.  biology denoting a cell or unicellular organism produced by the division of one of its own kind
6.  physics (of a nuclide) formed from another nuclide by radioactive decay
Related: filial
[Old English dohtor; related to Old High German tohter daughter, Greek thugatēr, Sanskrit duhitá]

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