coadjutrix

noun
co·​ad·​ju·​trix | \ ˌkō-ə-ˈjü-triks How to pronounce coadjutrix (audio) , kō-ˈa-jə-(ˌ)triks How to pronounce coadjutrix (audio) \
plural coadjutrices\ ˌkō-​ə-​ˈjü-​trə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce coadjutrix (audio) , (ˌ)kō-​ˌa-​jə-​ˈtrī-​(ˌ)sēz \

Definition of coadjutrix

: a woman who is a coadjutor

First Known Use of coadjutrix

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coadjutrix

New Latin, feminine of coadjutor

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“Coadjutrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coadjutrix. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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