can·on·ess noun \ˈka-nə-nəs\
: a woman living in community under a religious rule but not under a perpetual vow
: a member of a Roman Catholic congregation of women corresponding to canons regular
First Known Use of CANONESS
Learn More About CANONESS
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up canoness? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).