testatrix

[ te-stey-triks ]
/ tɛˈsteɪ trɪks /

noun, plural tes·ta·tri·ces [te-stey-truh-seez, tes-tuh-trahy-seez], /tɛˈsteɪ trəˌsiz, ˌtɛs təˈtraɪ siz/, Law.

a woman who makes a will.
a woman who has died leaving a valid will.

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Origin of testatrix

1585–95; <Late Latin testātrīx;see testator, -trix

usage note for testatrix

See -trix.
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