Definition of -trix in English:
suffix (plural -trices trɪˈsiːzˈtrʌɪsiːz or -trixes)
The suffix -trix has been used since the 15th century to form feminine agent nouns corresponding to masculine forms ending in -tor. Although a wide variety of forms have been coined, few of them have ever had wide currency. In modern use the suffix is found chiefly in legal terms such as executrix, administratrix, and testatrix.
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.