testatrix

noun
tes·​ta·​trix | \ ˈte-ˌstā-triks How to pronounce testatrix (audio) , te-ˈstā- \

Definition of testatrix

: a woman who is a testator

First Known Use of testatrix

1564, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for testatrix

Late Latin, feminine of testator

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“Testatrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/testatrix. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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testatrix

noun
tes·​ta·​trix | \ te-ˈstā-triks, ˈte-ˌstā- How to pronounce testatrix (audio) \
plural testatrices\ te-​ˈstā-​trə-​ˌsēz, ˌtes-​tə-​ˈtrī-​sēz \

Legal Definition of testatrix

: a female testator

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