aviatrix


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a·vi·a·trix

 (ā′vē-ā′trĭks, ăv′ē-)
n. pl. a·vi·a·trix·es or a·vi·a·tri·ces (-trī′sēz′)
A woman aviator. Used especially during the first half of the twentieth century.

a•vi•a•trix

(ˌeɪ viˈeɪ trɪks, ˌæv i-)

also a•vi•a•tress, a•vi•a•trice

(ˈeɪ viˌeɪ trɪs, ˈæv i-)

n., pl. -a•tri•ces (-ˈeɪ trəˌsiz, -əˈtraɪ siz) also -a•tress•es.
a woman pilot; aviator.
[1925–30]
usage: See -trix.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aviatrix - a woman aviatoraviatrix - a woman aviator      
aeronaut, airman, aviator, flier, flyer - someone who operates an aircraft
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