institutress

noun in·sti·tu·tress
variants: or less commonly institutrix \-ü‧triks\

Definition of institutress

plural institutresses \-ü‧trə̇sə̇z\ also institutrixes \-ü‧triksə̇z\ or institutrices
: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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