mediatrix

mediatrix

[mee-dee-ey-triks]
noun, plural mediatrices [mee-dee-uh-trahy-seez, -ey-tri-seez] , mediatrixes.
a woman who mediates, especially between parties at variance.
Also, mediatress, mediatrice [mee-dee-ey-tris] .


Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin mediātrīx, feminine of mediātor mediator; see -trix


See -ess, -trix.
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