kinswoman

[ kinz-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈkɪnzˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural kins·wom·en.

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

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Origin of kinswoman

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

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