preceptress

preceptress

[pri-sep-tris, pree-sep-]
noun
1.
a woman who is an instructor; teacher; tutor.
2.
a woman who is the head of a school.

Origin:
precept(o)r + -ess


See -ess.
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preceptor (prɪˈsɛptə)
 
n
1.  (US) a practising physician giving practical training to a medical student
2.  the head of a preceptory
3.  rare a tutor or instructor
 
pre'ceptorate
 
n
 
preceptorial
 
adj
 
pre'ceptoral
 
adj
 
pre'ceptorship
 
n
 
pre'ceptress
 
fem n

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