[ droo-i-dis ]
/ ˈdru ɪ dɪs /

noun (often lowercase)

a female member of the Druids.

Origin of Druidess

First recorded in 1745–55; Druid + -ess

Usage note

See -ess.

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Word Origin and History for druidess



1755, from Druid + -ess. Formerly, Druid had been used indifferently of both sexes.

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