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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.
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executrix

(ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtrɪks)
n, pl executrices (ɪɡˌzɛkjʊˈtraɪsiːz) or executrixes
(Law) law a female executor. Gender-neutral form: executor
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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.
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Noun1.executrix - a woman executor
executor - a person appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of the will
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Translations

executrix

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

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For example, in seventeenth century Virginia, wives were often executrixes of their late husband's estates and were frequently provided with more than the one-third share of the estate required under dower law.
signs, executors, executrixes of plural, never enough
Sir Jeremy Morse suggests the office of EXECUTRIXES BY INTRUSION ("executor by intrusion" is contained in a 1670 quote under executor in the OED).