riverwoman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

river +‎ woman

Noun[edit]

riverwoman (plural riverwomen)

  1. A woman who lives or works on a river.
    • 2016, Anna Badkhen, Walking with Abel: Journeys with the Nomads of the African Savannah:
      They sang awake Afo Bocoum's quiet wife and the women in the house of Ali the Griot. They sang awake the Songhai women who grilled spongy rice pancakes and the Bozo riverwomen who smoked catfish and perch.

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