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[vik-triks] /ˈvɪk trɪks/
noun, plural victrices
[vik-truh-seez] /ˈvɪk trəˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
Origin of victrix
From Latin, dating back to 1645-55; See origin at victor, -trix
Usage note
See -trix.


[vik-triks] /ˈvɪk trɪks/
an ancient Roman epithet variously applied to Venus, Diana, and other goddesses. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Who tipped Dunnan off that the victrix would be on Audhumla?

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Four fifteen-hundred-footers, same class as the victrix, and two thousand-footers.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Alluding to the famous line:—'victrix caussa deis placuit, sed uicta Catoni'; Pharsalia, i. 128.

  • Failing reduction, they withdrew on June 24th; leaving her banners inscribed—Vicksburg victrix!

  • Blame the victrix if you think he should have been livelier.

  • The word victrix fortuno sapientia, prouidence preuents misfortune.

  • It seemed a duel between herself and Mr. Tonans, and she sure of her triumph—Diana victrix!

  • In the screen, he had seen a fat round-nosed thing come up from the victrix, curving far out ahead of the passing Enterprise.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • There were a couple of Mardukan ships there, and they had the victrix fixed up enough to do some fighting.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • The victrix was not completely unrepairable, although quite beyond the resources at hand.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper

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