The definition of a heroine is a female who is noted for her courage or is the female main character in a movie or a book who everyone likes and admires.(noun)
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Origin: L heroina < Gr hērōinē, fem. of hērōs, hero
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Origin: Latin hērōīnē, hērōīna
Origin: , from Greek hērōinē
Origin: , feminine of hērōs, hero; see hero.
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