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oratrix

[ awr-uh-triks, or- ]
/ 藞蓴r 蓹 tr瑟ks, 藞蓲r- /
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noun, plural or路a路tri路ces [awr-uh-trahy-seez, or-]. /藢蓴r 蓹藞tra瑟 siz, 藢蓲r-/.
a woman who delivers an oration; a public speaker, especially one of great eloquence.
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Also or路a路tress [awr-uh-tris, or-]. /藞蓴r 蓹 tr瑟s, 藞蓲r-/.

Origin of oratrix

1425鈥75; late Middle English <Latin 艒r膩tr墨x, feminine of 艒r膩tororator; see -trix

usage note for oratrix

See -trix.
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