administratrix

[ ad-min-uh-strey-triks, ad-min-uh-, ad-min-uh-strey- ]
/ ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ trɪks, ˌæd mɪn ə-, ædˈmɪn əˌstreɪ- /
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noun, plural ad·min·is·tra·tri·ces [ad-min-uh-strey-truh-seez, -struh-trahy-seez] /ædˌmɪn əˈstreɪ trəˌsiz, -strəˈtraɪ siz/. Law.

a woman who is an administrator.

Nearby words

  1. administrative law,
  2. administrative leave,
  3. administrative segregation,
  4. administrative-law judge,
  5. administrator,
  6. admirable,
  7. admirable bolete,
  8. admirable crichton, the,
  9. admirably,
  10. admiral

Origin of administratrix

1620–30; < Medieval Latin administrātrix, feminine of administrator; see -trix

Usage note

See -trix.

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