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huntress

[huhn-tris] /ˈhʌn trɪs/
noun
1.
a woman who hunts.
2.
a mare used as a hunting horse.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English hunteresse. See hunter, -ess
Usage note
See -ess.
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  • She was musical, a brilliant horsewoman and huntress.
Word Origin and History for huntress

late 14c.; see hunter + -ess. Old English had hunticge.

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