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procuress

[ proh-kyoor-is, pruh- ]
/ proʊˈkyʊər ɪs, prə- /
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noun

a woman who procures prostitutes.

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Origin of procuress

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at procurer, -ess
See -ess.
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