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inheritrix

[in-her-i-triks] /ɪnˈhɛr ɪ trɪks/
noun, plural inheritrices
[in-her-i-trahy-seez] /ɪnˌhɛr ɪˈtraɪ siz/ (Show IPA).
Law.
1.
a woman who inherits; heiress.
Also, inheritress
[in-her-i-tris] /ɪnˈhɛr ɪ trɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of inheritrix
1475-1485
First recorded in 1475-85; inheri(tor) + -trix
Usage note
See -trix, -ess.
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