testatrix

[te-stey-triks]
noun, plural tes·ta·tri·ces [te-stey-truh-seez, tes-tuh-trahy-seez] /tɛˈsteɪ trəˌsiz, ˌtɛs təˈtraɪ siz/, Law.
  1. a woman who makes a will.
  2. a woman who has died leaving a valid will.

Origin of testatrix

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

Usage note

See -trix.
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