churchwoman

[ church-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈtʃɜrtʃˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural church·wom·en.

a female member, adherent, or active supporter of a church.

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Origin of churchwoman

First recorded in 1715–25; church + woman
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British Dictionary definitions for churchwoman

churchwoman
/ (ˈtʃɜːtʃˌwʊmən) /

noun plural -women

a female practising member of a church
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