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lesbian

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Lesbian \Les"bi*an\ (l[e^]z"b[i^]*an), adjective

1. Of or pertaining to the island anciently called Lesbos, now Mitylene, in the Grecian Archipelago.

2. Amatory; erotic; -- in allusion to the reputed sensuality of the Lesbian people and literature; as, Lesbian novels. [archaic] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. Homosexual; -- applied to female homosexuals. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Lesbian \Les"bi*an\ (l[e^]z"b[i^]*an), noun A female homosexual.

Syn: dyke[vulgar, deprecatory]. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

lesbian

adjective

1: of or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman [syn: {lesbian}, {sapphic}]

noun

1: a female homosexual [syn: {lesbian}, {tribade}, {gay woman}]

2: a resident of Lesbos


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