[rak-uhn-tœz, -tooz, -toos; French ra-kawn-tœz]
noun, plural raconteuses [rak-uhn-tœ-ziz, -too-, -too-siz; French ra-kawn-tœz] .
a woman who is skilled in relating stories and anecdotes interestingly.

1860–65; < French, feminine of raconteur raconteur; see -euse

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