inheritrix
noun see inherit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inheritrix — In*her it*rix, n. Same as {Inheritress}. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inheritrix — index heir Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inheritrix — /in her i triks/, n., pl. inheritrices /in her i truy seez/. Law a woman who inherits; heiress. Also, inheritress /in her i tris/. [1475 85; INHERI(TOR) + TRIX] Usage. See trix, ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • inheritrix — noun female inheritor; heiress …   Wiktionary

  • inheritrix — in·her·i·trix …   English syllables

  • inheritrix — in•her•i•trix [[t]ɪnˈhɛr ɪ trɪks[/t]] also in•her•i•tress [[t] trɪs[/t]] n. Law. use a woman who inherits; heiress • Etymology: 1475–85 usage: See trix, ess …   From formal English to slang

  • inheritrix — /ɪnˈhɛrətrɪks/ (say in heruhtriks) noun (plural inheritrices /ɪnˌhɛrəˈtraɪsiz/ (say in.heruh truyseez)) a female inheritor …   Australian English dictionary

  • inheritrix — noun a female heir • Syn: ↑heiress, ↑inheritress • Hypernyms: ↑heir, ↑inheritor, ↑heritor …   Useful english dictionary

  • -trix — suffix (pl. trices or trixes) forming feminine agent nouns corresponding to masculine nouns in tor, esp. in Law (executrix). Etymology: L trix tricis * * * a suffix occurring in loanwords from Latin, where it formed feminine nouns or adjectives… …   Useful english dictionary

  • inherit — verb Etymology: Middle English enheriten to give right of inheritance to, from Anglo French enheriter, from Late Latin inhereditare, from Latin in + hereditas inheritance more at heredity Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to come into… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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