or wom·en·folks


noun (used with a plural verb)

women in general; all women.
a particular group of women.

Origin of womenfolk

First recorded in 1825–35; women + folk
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sometimes US womenfolks

pl n

women collectively
a group of women, esp the female members of one's family
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