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lesbiannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlez.bi.ən/
a woman who is ​sexuallyattracted to other women: gays and lesbians
lesbian
adjective uk   us  
(Definition of lesbian from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lesbiannoun [C]

 us   /ˈlez·bi·ən/
a woman who is ​physicallyattracted to other women
(Definition of lesbian from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lesbian”
in Korean 여성 동성애자…
in Arabic سُحاق…
in Malaysian lesbian…
in Russian лесбиянка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女同性戀者…
in Italian lesbica…
in Turkish sevici, eşcinsel kadın, lezbiyen…
in Polish lesbijka…
in Spanish lesbiana…
in Vietnamese đồng tính nữ…
in Portuguese lésbica…
in Thai หญิงรักร่วมเพศ…
in Catalan lesbiana…
in Japanese レスビアン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女同性恋者…
in Indonesian lesbian…
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