executrix

[ ig-zek-yuh-triks ]
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noun,plural ex·ec·u·tri·ces [ig-zek-yuh-trahy-seez], /ɪgˌzɛk yəˈtraɪ siz/, ex·ec·u·trix·es.Law.
  1. a woman named in a decedent's will to carry out the provisions of that will.

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Origin of executrix

1
1350–1400; Middle English <Late Latin execūtrīx;see executor, -trix

usage note For executrix

See -trix.

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British Dictionary definitions for executrix

executrix

/ (ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtrɪks) /


nounplural executrices (ɪɡˌzɛkjʊˈtraɪsiːz) or executrixes
  1. law a female executor: Gender-neutral form: executor

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