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oratrix

[ awr-uh-triks, or- ]
/ ˈɔr ə trɪks, ˈɒr- /
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noun, plural or·a·tri·ces [awr-uh-trahy-seez, or-]. /ˌɔr əˈtraɪ siz, ˌɒr-/.
a woman who delivers an oration; a public speaker, especially one of great eloquence.
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Also or·a·tress [awr-uh-tris, or-]. /ˈɔr ə trɪs, ˈɒr-/.

Origin of oratrix

1425–75; late Middle English <Latin ōrātrīx, feminine of ōrātororator; see -trix

usage note for oratrix

See -trix.
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