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kinswoman

[ kinz-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈkɪnzˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural kins·wom·en.

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

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of kinswoman

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

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