variants or less commonly legislatrix
plural legislatresses
also legislatrixes
or legislatrices
: a woman who makes laws : a female member of a legislative body

Word History


legislatress from legislator + -ess; legislatrix from legislator, after such pairs as English executor : executrix

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“Legislatress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legislatress. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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