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concubine

con·cu·bine / ˈkängkyoŏˌbīn/ • n. chiefly hist. (in polygamous societies) a woman who lives with a man but has lower status than his wife or wives. ∎ archaic a mistress. DERIVATIVES: con·cu·bi·nar·y / kənˈkyoōbəˌnerē; kän-/ adj.

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concubine

concubine. XIII — (O)F. — L. concubīna, f. CON- + cub- lie down (cf. CUBICLE).
So concubinage XIV. concubinary (one) living in concubinage. XVI. — medL. concubīnārius.

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concubine

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