mulier

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[ myoo-lee-er ]
/ ˈmyu li ər /

noun Old English Law.

a woman or wife.

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Origin of mulier

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1325–75; Middle English < Anglo-French ≪ Latin: woman

Definition for mulier (2 of 2)

mulier2
[ myoo-lee-er ]
/ ˈmyu li ər /

noun Old English Law.

a legitimate child.

Origin of mulier

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1350–1400; Middle English mulire, moylere < Anglo-French mulieré born in wedlock, legitimate < Medieval Latin mulierātus. See mulier1, -ate1
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