institutress

noun
in·​sti·​tu·​tress
variants: or less commonly institutrix \ -​ü‧triks \
plural institutresses\ -​ü‧trə̇sə̇z \ also institutrixes\ -​ü‧triksə̇z \ or institutrices\ ˌ⸗⸗ˈt(y)ü‧trəˌsēz , ⸗ˈt(y)-​ ; ˌ⸗⸗(ˌ)t(y)ü‧ˈtrī(ˌ)sēz \

Definition of institutress

: a female institutor

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History and Etymology for institutress

institutress from instituter + -ess; institutrix from institutor, after such pairs as English director : directrix

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“Institutress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/institutress. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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