institutress

noun in·sti·tu·tress
variants: less commonly

institutrix

\-ü‧triks\

Definition of institutress

plural

institutresses

\-ü‧trə̇sə̇z\ also

institutrixes

\-ü‧triksə̇z\ or

institutrices

  1. :  a female institutor

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Origin and Etymology of institutress

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


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