mulier

mulier

1 [myoo-lee-er]
noun Old English Law.
a woman or wife.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Anglo-FrenchLatin: woman

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mulier

2 [myoo-lee-er]
noun Old English Law.
a legitimate child.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English mulire, moylere < Anglo-French mulieré born in wedlock, legitimate < Medieval Latin mulierātus. See mulier1, -ate1

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