stepdaughter

[ step-daw-ter ]
/ ˈstɛpˌdɔ tər /

noun

a daughter of one's husband or wife by a previous marriage.

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Origin of stepdaughter

before 900; Middle English stepdohter, Old English stēopdohtor. See step-, daughter
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stepdaughter
/ (ˈstɛpˌdɔːtə) /

noun

a daughter of one's husband or wife by a former union
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