[ myoo-lee-eb-ri-tee ]
/ ˌmyu liˈɛb rɪ ti /
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 muliebritymu·li·eb·ral, adjective
Words nearby muliebrity
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British Dictionary definitions for muliebral
/ (ˌmjuːlɪˈɛbrɪtɪ) /
the condition of being a woman
Word Origin for muliebrity
C16: via Late Latin from Latin muliēbris womanly, from mulier woman
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