arbitress

[ ahr-bi-tris ]
/ ˈɑr bɪ trɪs /

noun

a woman who is an arbiter.

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Origin of arbitress

1300–50; Middle English < Middle French arbitresse, equivalent to arbitre arbit(e)r + -esse -ess

usage note for arbitress

See -ess.
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arbitress
/ (ˈɑːbɪtrɪs) /

noun

a female arbitrator
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