Definition of feminal in English:

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feminal

Pronunciation: /ˈfɛmɪn(ə)l/

adjective

archaic
Relating to a woman.

Derivatives

feminality

Pronunciation: /fɛmɪˈnalɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • It was in Florence in the early spring of 1886 that Amy met Vernon Lee - the male pen-name beneath which Violet Paget cloaked her feminality.

Origin

Late Middle English: from medieval Latin feminalis, from Latin femina 'woman'.

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