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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

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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.
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Sir Jeremy Morse suggests the office of EXECUTRIXES BY INTRUSION ("executor by intrusion" is contained in a 1670 quote under executor in the OED).