kinswoman

[kinz-woo m-uh n]

noun, plural kins·wom·en.

a female relative.
a woman of the same nationality or ethnic group.

Nearby words

  1. kinsfolk,
  2. kinshasa,
  3. kinship,
  4. kinsman,
  5. kinston,
  6. kintpuash,
  7. kinyarwanda,
  8. kioga,
  9. kiore,
  10. kiosk

Origin of kinswoman

1350–1400; Middle English; see kin, 's1, woman, modeled on kinsman

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