Frau

[ frou; English frou ]
/ fraʊ; English fraʊ /

noun, plural Frau·en [frou-uh n] /ˈfraʊ ən/, English Fraus [frouz] /fraʊz/. German.

a married woman; a wife.
the conventional German title of respect and term of address for a married woman, corresponding to Mrs.

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Frau

/ (fraʊ) /

noun plural Frauen (ˈfraʊən) or Fraus

a married German woman: usually used as a title equivalent to Mrs and sometimes extended to older unmarried women

Word Origin for Frau

from Old High German frouwa; related to Dutch vrouw
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