muliebrity

[ myoo-lee-eb-ri-tee ]
/ ˌmyu liˈɛb rɪ ti /

noun

womanly nature or qualities.

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Origin of muliebrity

1585–95; < Late Latin muliēbritās womanhood, equivalent to Latin muliēbri(s) womanly (derivative of mulier woman) + -tās -ty2

OTHER WORDS FROM muliebrity

mu·li·eb·ral, adjective

Words nearby muliebrity

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British Dictionary definitions for muliebral

muliebrity
/ (ˌmjuːlɪˈɛbrɪtɪ) /

noun

the condition of being a woman
femininity

Word Origin for muliebrity

C16: via Late Latin from Latin muliēbris womanly, from mulier woman
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