Definition of benefactress
: a woman who is a benefactor
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Leading the festival last weekend was not Jurowski, but the amiable Stéphane Denève, whose longtime friend Wilmington philanthropist Tatiana Copeland was its benefactress.
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BENEFACTRESS Defined for English Language Learners
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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