electress

noun
elec·​tress | \ i-ˈlek-trəs How to pronounce electress (audio) \

Definition of electress

: the wife or widow of a German elector

First Known Use of electress

1616, in the meaning defined above

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“Electress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electress. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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