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patroness

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noun pa·tron·ess \ˈpā-trə-nəs\

Simple Definition of patroness

  • : a woman who gives money and support to an artist, organization, etc. : a female patron

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of patroness

  1. :  a woman who is a patron

Examples of patroness in a sentence

  1. a patroness of the arts



15th Century

First Known Use of patroness

15th century


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