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A woman belonging to a clan.


n, pl -women
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a woman belonging to a clan


(ˈklænzˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who belongs to a clan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clanswoman - a member of a clanclanswoman - a member of a clan      
kin group, kindred, kinship group, clan, kin, tribe - group of people related by blood or marriage
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"


[ˈklænzˌwʊmən] N (clanswomen (pl)) → miembro f del clan
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