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hausfrau

[ hous-frou ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ /
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noun, plural haus·fraus, haus·frau·en [hous-frou-uh n] /ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ ən/.

a housewife.

Nearby words

hauraki gulf, hauriant, hausa, hausdorff space, hausen, hausfrau, haushofer, haushofer, karl, haussmann, haussmann, georges eugène, baron, haussmannization

Origin of hausfrau

1790–1800; < German, equivalent to Haus house + Frau wife, woman
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hausfrau

/ (ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ) /

noun

a German housewife

Word Origin for hausfrau

German, from Haus house + Frau woman, wife
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