- a woman or wife.
Origin of mulier1
1325–75; Middle English < Anglo-French ≪ Latin: woman
- a legitimate child.
Origin of mulier2
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Examples from the Web for mulier
A tone of contempt often attaches to mulier and its derivatives.Selections from Viri Romae
Charles Franois L'Homond
The problem, An mulier habeat animam, was often debated at the councils.Criminal Psychology
His text was “Fallax pulchritudo, mulier timens Deum laudabitur.”Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2)
Mulier formosa superne, William: a braw lass and a decent woman forbye.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV
Robert Louis Stevenson
Mulier est hominis confusio, woman is man's confusion, B 4354.