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executrix

[ ig-zek-yuh-triks ]
/ 瑟g藞z蓻k y蓹 tr瑟ks /
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noun, plural ex路ec路u路tri路ces [ig-zek-yuh-trahy-seez], /瑟g藢z蓻k y蓹藞tra瑟 siz/, ex路ec路u路trix路es.Law.
a woman named in a decedent's will to carry out the provisions of that will.

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Origin of executrix

1350鈥1400; Middle English <Late Latin exec奴tr墨x;see executor, -trix

usage note for executrix

See -trix.
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British Dictionary definitions for executrix

executrix
/ (瑟伞藞z蓻kj蕣tr瑟ks) /

noun plural executrices (瑟伞藢z蓻kj蕣藞tra瑟si藧z) or executrixes
law a female executorGender-neutral form: executor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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