presidentess

noun

pres·​i·​dent·​ess
ˈprez(ə)dəntə̇s
plural -es
dated
1
: a female president : a woman that presides
… they formed a tea society, with the parson's wife for presidentess, and her oldest daughter for secretary.James Fenimore Cooper, Homeward Bound, 1849
2
: the wife of a president

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“Presidentess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presidentess. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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