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count·ess

 (koun′tĭs)
n.
1. A woman holding the title of count or earl.
2.
a. The wife or widow of a count in various European countries.
b. The wife or widow of an earl in Great Britain.
3. Used as a title for such a noblewoman.

[Middle English countes, from Old French contesse, feminine of conte, count; see count2.]

countess

(ˈkaʊntɪs)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the wife or widow of a count or earl
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a woman of the rank of count or earl

count•ess

(ˈkaʊn tɪs)

n.
1. the wife or widow of a count in the nobility of continental Europe or of an earl in the British peerage.
2. a woman having the rank of a count or earl in her own right.
[1125–75; Middle English c(o)untesse < Anglo-French. See count2, -ess]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.countess - female equivalent of a count or earlcountess - female equivalent of a count or earl
noblewoman, peeress, Lady - a woman of the peerage in Britain
Translations
كونتيسا: زوْجَة أو أرمَـلَـة الكونْتكونتيسّـا: لَقَب نباله للسيِّده
hraběnka
grevinde
kreivitär
grófnégrófnő
greifafrú, greifynjajarlsfrú, greifynja
grófka
grofica
grevinna

countess

[ˈkaʊntɪs] Ncondesa f

countess

Countess [ˈkaʊntɪs] ncomtesse f

countess

nGräfin f

countess

[ˈkaʊntɪs] ncontessa

count1

(kaunt) noun
nobleman in certain countries, equal in rank to a British earl.
ˈcountess noun
1. the wife or widow of an earl or count.
2. a woman of the same rank as an earl or count in her own right.