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lesbianism

[ lez-bee-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈlɛz bi əˌnɪz əm /
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noun
female sexual desire or behavior directed toward people of the same sex or gender; gay female sexual orientation.
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Origin of lesbianism

First recorded in 1865–70; lesbian + -ism

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