traitress

noun
trai·​tress | \ ˈtrā-trəs How to pronounce traitress (audio) \
variants: or traitoress \ ˈtrā-​tə-​rəs How to pronounce traitoress (audio) , ˈtrā-​trəs \

Definition of traitress

: a woman who is a traitor

First Known Use of traitress

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Traitress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/traitress. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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