executrix


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ex·ec·u·trix

 (ĭg-zĕk′yə-trĭks′)
n. pl. ex·ec·u·trix·es or ex·ec·u·tri·ces (-trī′sēz′) Law
A woman appointed by a testator to execute the testator's will.

executrix

(ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtrɪks)
n, pl executrices (ɪɡˌzɛkjʊˈtraɪsiːz) or executrixes
(Law) law a female executor. Gender-neutral form: executor

ex•ec•u•trix

(ɪgˈzɛk yə trɪks)

n., pl. ex•ec•u•tri•ces (ɪgˌzɛk yəˈtraɪ siz) ex•ec•u•trix•es.
a woman named in a decedent's will to carry out the provisions of that will.
[1350–1400; < Late Latin]
usage: See -trix.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.executrix - a woman executor
executor - a person appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of the will
Translations

executrix

[ɪgˈzekjʊtrɪks] N (executrixes or executrices (pl)) [ɪgˌzekjʊˈtraɪsiːz]albacea f, testamentaria f

executrix

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