ministress

noun
min·​is·​tress | \ ˈminə̇strə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of ministress

: a female minister come … to be ministress at London— Thomas Gray the lovely ministress of truth and good in this dark world— Mark Akenside

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History and Etymology for ministress

Middle French ministresse, from ministre minister + -esse -ess

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“Ministress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ministress. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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