vicaress

noun
vic·​ar·​ess | \ -kərə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of vicaress

1 : a nun whose official rank is immediately below that of the superior of a convent
2 : a woman who is the representative or vicegerent of someone else
3 : a vicar's wife

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“Vicaress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vicaress. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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