executrix

[ ig-zek-yuh-triks ]
/ ɪgˈzɛk yə trɪks /

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.

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Origin of executrix

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) /

noun plural executrices (ɪɡˌzɛkjʊˈtraɪsiːz) or executrixes

law a female executorGender-neutral form: executor
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