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viscountess

noun vis·count·ess \-ˌkan-təs\

: the wife or widow of a viscount

: a woman who has the rank of a viscount

Full Definition of VISCOUNTESS

1
:  the wife or widow of a viscount
2
:  a woman who holds the rank of viscount in her own right

First Known Use of VISCOUNTESS

15th century
VISCOUNTESS Defined for Kids

viscountess

noun vis·count·ess \ˈvī-ˌkan-təs\

Definition of VISCOUNTESS for Kids

1
:  the wife or widow of a viscount
2
:  a woman who holds the rank of a viscount in her own right

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