from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who is the eldest or senior member of a group.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A female doyen.
- n. The senior, or eldest female member of a group.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a female doyen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a woman who is the senior member of a group
French, feminine of doyen, senior member; see doyen.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from French. (Wiktionary)