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electress

[ ih-lek-tris ]
/ ɪˈlɛk trɪs /
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noun

the wife or widow of an Elector of the Holy Roman Empire.

Nearby words

electors, electr-, electra, electra complex, electra paradox, electress, electret, electric, electric arc, electric arc welding, electric blanket

Origin of electress

First recorded in 1610–20; elect(o)r + -ess
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