mediatrix

[ mee-dee-ey-triks ]
/ ˌmi diˈeɪ trɪks /

noun, plural me·di·a·tri·ces [mee-dee-uh-trahy-seez, -ey-tri-seez] /ˌmi di əˈtraɪ siz, -ˈeɪ trɪˌsiz/, me·di·a·trix·es.

a woman who mediates, especially between parties at variance.
Also me·di·a·tress, me·di·a·trice [mee-dee-ey-tris] /ˌmi diˈeɪ trɪs/.

Origin of mediatrix

1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin mediātrīx, feminine of mediātor mediator; see -trix

Usage note

See -ess, -trix.
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