daughter-in-law

[ daw-ter-in-law ]
/ ˈdɔ tər ɪnˌlɔ /
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noun, plural daugh·ters-in-law.

the wife of one's son.

Nearby words

  1. daughter,
  2. daughter cell,
  3. daughter cyst,
  4. daughter language,
  5. daughter star,
  6. daughterly,
  7. daughters of the american revolution,
  8. dauk,
  9. daumier,
  10. daumier, honoré

Origin of daughter-in-law

1350–1400; Middle English doughter in lawe

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British Dictionary definitions for daughter-in-law

daughter-in-law

noun plural daughters-in-law

the wife of one's son
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