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farmerette

[ fahr-muh-ret ]
/ ˌfɑr məˈrɛt /
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noun Older Use.
a girl or woman working on a farm.
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Origin of farmerette

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; farmer + -ette

usage note for farmerette

See -ette.
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