conductress

[ kuhn-duhk-tris ]
/ kənˈdʌk trɪs /

noun

a woman who conducts; a female leader, guide, director, or manager.
a woman who is employed as a conductor on a bus, train, or other public conveyance.

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Origin of conductress

First recorded in 1615–25; conduct(o)r + -ess

usage note for conductress

See -ess.
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