aviatrix

aviatrix

[ey-vee-ey-triks, av-ee-]
noun, plural aviatrices [ey-vee-ey-truh-seez, -uh-trahy-seez, av-ee-] .
a woman who is a pilot; aviator.
Also, aviatress, aviatrice [ey-vee-ey-tris] .


Origin:
1925–30; aviat(or) + -trix


See -trix.
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aviator (ˈeɪvɪˌeɪtə)
 
n
old-fashioned the pilot of an aeroplane or airship; flyer
 
'aviatrix
 
fem n
 
'aviatress
 
fem n

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