often capitalized C&R
: a woman whose participation is believed by some Roman Catholics to be essential for the redemption of humanity
specifically : virgin mary

Word History


New Latin, from co- + redemptrix, feminine of Latin redemptor redeemer

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“Co-redemptrix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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