[awr-uh-triks, or-]
noun, plural oratrices [awr-uh-trahy-seez, or-] .
a woman who delivers an oration; a public speaker, especially one of great eloquence.
Also, oratress [awr-uh-tris, or-] .

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin ōrātrīx, feminine of ōrātor orator; see -trix

See -trix.
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