[ in-her-i-triks ]
/ ɪnˈhɛr ɪ trɪks /
noun, plural in·her·i·tri·ces [in-her-i-trahy-seez] /ɪnˌhɛr ɪˈtraɪ siz/. Law.
a woman who inherits; heiress.
- inheritance tax,
- inherited character,
Also in·her·i·tress [in-her-i-tris] /ɪnˈhɛr ɪ trɪs/.
Origin of inheritrix
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Examples from the Web for inheritrix
George More tells us that Mrs. Starchie was an "inheritrix."A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718|Wallace Notestein