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n.1.A woman who invents.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Now, we regard Minerva as the inventress of arts and sciences.
The Inventress who advised the importance of taking your invention to market and having "access to capital because, as you know, nothing is for free."
Opposite Leo Virgo is in her celestial place, bearing ears of corn, inventress of justice, foundress of cities, through which gifts it became possible to know the gods.