noun, plural ex·ec·u·tri·ces [ig-zek-yuh-trahy-seez] /ɪgˌzɛk yəˈtraɪ siz/, ex·ec·u·trix·es. Law.

a woman named in a decedent's will to carry out the provisions of that will.

Origin of executrix

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

Usage note

See -trix.
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noun plural executrices (ɪɡˌzɛkjʊˈtraɪsiːz) or executrixes

law a female executorGender-neutral form: executor
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