womankind

[woo m-uh n-kahynd]

noun

women, as distinguished from men; the female sex.

Origin of womankind

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at woman, kind2
Can be confusedhumankind mankind womankind
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womankind

noun

the female members of the human race; women collectively
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