administratrix

noun
ad·​min·​is·​tra·​trix | \ əd-ˌmi-nə-ˈstrā-triks How to pronounce administratrix (audio) \
plural administratrices\ əd-​ˌmi-​nə-​ˈstrā-​trə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce administratrix (audio) \

Definition of administratrix

: a woman who is an administrator especially of an estate

First Known Use of administratrix

1561, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for administratrix

borrowed from Medieval Latin administrātrīx, from Latin administrāre "to administer" + -trīx -trix

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“Administratrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/administratrix. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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administratrix

noun
ad·​min·​i·​stra·​trix | \ əd-ˌmi-nə-ˈstrā-triks How to pronounce administratrix (audio) \
plural administratrices\ -​ˈstrā-​trə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce administratrix (audio) \

Legal Definition of administratrix

: a woman administrator especially of an estate

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