preceptress

[ pri-sep-tris, pree-sep- ]
/ prɪˈsɛp trɪs, ˈpri sɛp- /
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noun

a woman who is an instructor; teacher; tutor.
a woman who is the head of a school.

Origin of preceptress

Usage note

See -ess.
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