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kinswoman

[kinz-woo m-uh n] /ˈkɪnzˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural kinswomen.
1.
a female relative.
2.
a woman of the same nationality or ethnic group.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see kin, 's1, woman, modeled on kinsman
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