huntress

[ huhn-tris ]
/ ˈhʌn trɪs /

noun

a woman who hunts.
a mare used as a hunting horse.

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Origin of huntress

First recorded in 1350–1400, huntress is from the Middle English word hunteresse. See hunter, -ess

usage note for huntress

See -ess.
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