foundress

noun
found·​ress | \ -drə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of foundress

: a female founder

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History and Etymology for foundress

Middle English founderesse, from foundere founder + -esse -ess

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“Foundress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foundress. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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