Definition of feminine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfemənɪn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemənɪn//
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  1. 1the feminine [singular] the feminine gender (= form of nouns, adjectives and pronouns) See related entries: Grammar
  2. 2[countable] a feminine word or word form See related entries: Grammar
  3. compare masculine, neuter
    Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin femininus, from femina ‘woman’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: feminine