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inheritrix

[in-her-i-triks]
noun, plural inheritrices [in-her-i-trahy-seez] . Law.
a woman who inherits; heiress.
Also, inheritress [in-her-i-tris] .


Origin:
1475–85; inheri(tor) + -trix


See -trix, -ess.
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inheritrix

noun
a female heir [syn: heiress
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