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feme

[fem]
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noun Law.
  1. 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 femes

feme

noun
  1. law a woman or wife
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Word Origin

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