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janitress

[jan-i-tris] /ˈdʒæn ɪ trɪs/
noun
1.
a woman who is a janitor.
Origin of janitress
1885-1890
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90; janit(o)r + -ess
Usage note
See -ess.
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