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murderess

[ mur-der-is ]
/ ˈmɜr dər ɪs /
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noun
a woman who commits murder.
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Origin of murderess

1350–1400; Middle English moerdrice, morderes;see murder, -ess

usage note for murderess

See -ess.
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