aviatrix

[ ey-vee-ey-triks, av-ee- ]
/ ˌeɪ viˈeɪ trɪks, ˌæv i- /

noun, plural a·vi·a·tri·ces [ey-vee-ey-truh-seez, -uh-trahy-seez, av-ee-] /ˌeɪ viˈeɪ trəˌsiz, -əˈtraɪ siz, ˌæv i-/.

a woman who is a pilot; aviator.

Nearby words

  1. aviation badge,
  2. aviation cadet,
  3. aviation medicine,
  4. aviator,
  5. aviator glasses,
  6. avicebron,
  7. avicebrón,
  8. avicenna,
  9. avicularium,
  10. aviculture

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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