womankind

[ woo m-uh n-kahynd ]
/ ˈwʊm ənˌkaɪnd /

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 confused

humankind mankind womankind
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womankind

/ (ˈwʊmənˌkaɪnd) /

noun

the female members of the human race; women collectively
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