sorceress

[ sawr-ser-is ]
/ ˈsɔr sər ɪs /

noun

a woman who practices sorcery; witch.

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Origin of sorceress

1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French sorceresse, equivalent to sorcer (see sorcerer) + -esse -ess

Usage note

See -ess.
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Word Origin and History for sorceress

sorceress


n.

late 14c., from Anglo-French sorceresse, from sorcer (see sorcerer).

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