Inventress \In*vent"ress\, n. [Cf. L. inventrix, F. inventrice.] A woman who invents. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • inventress — noun see invent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inventress — noun A female inventor …   Wiktionary

  • inventress — in·ven·tress …   English syllables

  • inventress — ə̇nˈven.trə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: inventor + ess : a female inventor …   Useful english dictionary

  • invent — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin inventus, past participle of invenire to come upon, find, from in + venire to come more at come Date: 15th century 1. archaic find, discover 2. to devise by thinking ; fabricate 3. to produce… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Día del Inventor — Desde el año 1990 se festeja en la Argentina, el Día del inventor, en homenaje al nacimiento de Ladislao José Biro, el inventor del bolígrafo, popularmente conocido como birome . El Dia del Inventor internacional se sostiene de noviembre el 9, en …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • POLYHYMNIA —    one of the nine MUSES (q.v.); she is represented as in a pensive mood, with her forefinger on her mouth; she was the inventress of the lyre and the mother of Orpheus …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • inventor — n. (fem. inventress) a person who invents, esp. as an occupation …   Useful english dictionary

  • inventrix — en.triks noun ( es) Etymology: Latin, feminine of inventor more at trix : inventress …   Useful english dictionary

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