farmerette
noun Date: 1902 a woman who is a farmer or farmhand

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  • farmerette — n. a woman working on a farm; a farmeress. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • farmerette — /fahr meuh ret /, n. Older Use. a girl or woman working on a farm. [1915 20, Amer.; FARMER + ETTE] Usage. See ette. * * * …   Universalium

  • farmerette — farm·er·ette …   English syllables

  • farmerette — farm•er•ette [[t]ˌfɑr məˈrɛt[/t]] n. use a girl or woman working on a farm • Etymology: 1915–20, amer. usage: See ette …   From formal English to slang

  • farmerette — noun a woman working on a farm • Derivationally related forms: ↑farmer • Hypernyms: ↑farmhand, ↑fieldhand, ↑field hand, ↑farm worker …   Useful english dictionary

  • farm|er|ess — «FAHR muhr ihs», noun. 1. = farmerette. (Cf. ↑farmerette) 2. a farmer s wife …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ette — noun suffix Etymology: French, feminine diminutive suffix, from Old French ete more at et 1. little one < kitchenette > 2. female < farmerette > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • -ette — a noun suffix occurring originally in loanwords from French, where it has been used in a variety of diminutive and hypocoristic formations (brunette; cigarette; coquette; etiquette; rosette); as an English suffix, ette forms diminutives… …   Universalium

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