inheritrix


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in•her•i•trix

(ɪnˈhɛr ɪ trɪks)

also in•her•i•tress

(-trɪs)

n.
Law.
a woman who inherits; heiress.
[1475–85]
usage: See -trix, -ess.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inheritrix - a female heirinheritrix - a female heir        
heir, heritor, inheritor - a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
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