benefactress

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noun ben·e·fac·tress \ˈbe-nə-ˌfak-tris\

Definition of benefactress

  1. :  a woman who is a benefactor

First Known Use of benefactress

1711


BENEFACTRESS Defined for English Language Learners

benefactress

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Definition of benefactress for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who helps another person, group, etc., by giving money : a female benefactor


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