spacewoman

spacewoman

[speys-woom-uhn]
noun, plural spacewomen.
a woman astronaut.

Origin:
1960–65; space(man) + -woman


See -woman.
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spaceman or (feminine) spacewoman (ˈspeɪsˌmæn)
 
n , pl (feminine) -men, -women
a person who travels in outer space, esp one trained to participate in a space flight
 
spacewoman or (feminine) spacewoman
 
n

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