noun (plural executrices /-ˌtrisēz/ or executrixes /-ˌtriksiz/)Law
A female executor of a will.
More example sentences
- She continued to draw income support after her mother's death and after the grant of probate to her mother's will of which she was an executrix as well as a beneficiary.
- By now you will have figured out that I am John's executrix, responsible for overseeing the final closing down of his business and his estate.
- She is one of the executrices of her late father's estate and the proposal cannot proceed without her concurrence.
late Middle English: from late Latin, from Latin executor (see executor).
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