bishopess

noun
bish·​op·​ess | \ -pə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of bishopess

: the wife of a bishop

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bishop entry 1 + -ess

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bishop in partibus infidelium

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“Bishopess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bishopess. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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