enchantress

[ en-chan-tris, -chahn- ]
/ ɛnˈtʃæn trɪs, -ˈtʃɑn- /

noun

a woman who practices magic; sorceress.
an irresistibly charming or fascinating woman: an enchantress who breaks men's hearts.

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Origin of enchantress

1325–75; Middle English enchanteresse<Anglo-French, Middle French. See enchanter, -ess

usage note for enchantress

See -ess.
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