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See also: halfsister and half-sister
From Middle English halfesister, half-suster, half sister, equivalent to half- + sister. Compare Dutch halfzus, halfzuster (“half-sister”), German Halbschwester (“half-sister”), Swedish halvsyster (“half-sister”), Icelandic hálfsystir (“half-sister”).
half sister (plural half sisters)
- A female sibling sharing a single parent.
- Hypernym: half sibling
- Hyponym: uterine sister
a female half sibling
daughter of the same father but a different mother
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