legislatress

noun leg·is·la·tress \ ¦lejə̇¦slā‧trə̇s \
variants: or less commonly legislatrix \-ā‧triks\

Definition of legislatress

plural legislatresses \-rə̇sə̇z\ also legislatrixes \-ksə̇z\ or legislatrices \-slə‧ˈtrī(ˌ)sēz\
old-fashioned
: a woman who makes laws : a female member of a legislative body

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Origin and Etymology of legislatress

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


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