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- see the list in the lemma, woman
From Middle English wimmen, from Old English wīfmenn (“women”), from wīf (“female”) + menn (“men, persons, human beings”), equivalent to wife + men. Spelling (with o) influenced by the singular; see woman for more.
- IPA(key): /ˈwɪmɪn/
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- Rhymes: -ɪmɪn
- Hyphenation: wom‧en
- (General New Zealand, General South African) Homophone: woman (some dialects)
- plural form of
- Three women went for a walk.
- For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:women.
- Alternative form of