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aviatrix

[ey-vee-ey-triks, av-ee-]
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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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Related Words for aviatrix

aviator, navigator, jet, ace, aeronaut, aviatrix

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Contemporary Examples of aviatrix

Historical Examples of aviatrix

  • The aviatrix sat looking on through all this tumult with a happy smile.

  • Miss Helen Goodrich, an aviatrix of note, was arrested in Bremen this morning charged with kidnapping.

    News Writing

    M. Lyle Spencer

  • Miss Helen Goodrich, who is an aviatrix of note, was arrested in Bremen this morning charged with kidnapping.

    News Writing

    M. Lyle Spencer