feme

[ fem ]
/ fɛm /

noun Law.

a woman or wife.

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Origin of feme

1585–95; <Anglo-French, Old French fem(m)e<Latin fēmina woman; akin to fetus, fecund
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British Dictionary definitions for feme

feme
/ (fɛm) /

noun

law a woman or wife

Word Origin for feme

C16: from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin fēmina woman
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