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executrix

[ig-zek-yuh-triks] /ɪgˈzɛk yə trɪks/
noun, plural executrices
[ig-zek-yuh-trahy-seez] /ɪgˌzɛk yəˈtraɪ siz/ (Show IPA),
executrixes. Law.
1.
a woman named in a decedent's will to carry out the provisions of that will.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin execūtrīx; see executor, -trix
Usage note
See -trix.
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Examples for executrix
  • It may be an individual serving as the executor or executrix of an estate.
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executrix

/ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtrɪks/
noun (pl) executrices (ɪɡˌzɛkjʊˈtraɪsiːz), executrixes
1.
(law) a female executor Gender-neutral form executor
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