inheritrix

[in-her-i-triks]
noun, plural in·her·i·tri·ces [in-her-i-trahy-seez] /ɪnˌhɛr ɪˈtraɪ siz/. Law.
  1. a woman who inherits; heiress.
Also in·her·i·tress [in-her-i-tris] /ɪnˈhɛr ɪ trɪs/.

Origin of inheritrix

First recorded in 1475–85; inheri(tor) + -trix

Usage note

See -trix, -ess.
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