Definition of huntress
: a woman who hunts game; also : a female animal that hunts prey
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The events of The Ornithologist get more enigmatic too, as Fernando encounters several miracles, Jesus's doppelganger, and a trio of topless, Latin-speaking huntresses.
What was new in Fitzgerald’s treatment was that the aggressors often were young women, chaste huntresses making conquests one after another.
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Definition of huntress for English Language Learners
: a woman who hunts wild animals
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