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viscountess

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noun vis·count·ess \-ˌkau̇n-təs\

Simple Definition of viscountess

  • : the wife or widow of a viscount

  • : a woman who has the rank of a viscount

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of viscountess

  1. 1 :  the wife or widow of a viscount

  2. 2 :  a woman who holds the rank of viscount in her own right

15th Century

First Known Use of viscountess

15th century


VISCOUNTESS Defined for Kids

viscountess

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noun vis·count·ess \ˈvī-ˌkau̇n-təs\

Definition of viscountess for Students

  1. 1 :  the wife or widow of a viscount

  2. 2 :  a woman who holds the rank of a viscount in her own right




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