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aviatrix

[ey-vee-ey-triks, av-ee-]
noun, plural a·vi·a·tri·ces [ey-vee-ey-truh-seez, -uh-trahy-seez, av-ee-] /ˌeɪ viˈeɪ trəˌsiz, -əˈtraɪ siz, ˌæv i-/.
  1. a woman who is a pilot; aviator.
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Also a·vi·a·tress, a·vi·a·trice [ey-vee-ey-tris] /ˈeɪ viˌeɪ trɪs/.

Origin of aviatrix

First recorded in 1925–30; aviat(or) + -trix

Usage note

See -trix.
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