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spacewoman

[ speys-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈspeɪsˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural space·wom·en.

a woman astronaut.

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Origin of spacewoman

First recorded in 1960–65; space(man) + -woman

usage note for spacewoman

See -woman.
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