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Line breaks: vic|trix
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪktrɪks

Definition of victrix in English:

noun (plural victrices /-trɪsiːz/)

A female victor or champion.
Example sentences
  • Similarly, the Latin feminine suffix trix is occasionally used as a counterpart to masculine tor rather than the commoner French-derived tress, as in dominatrix, executrix, victrix, as against actress, benefactress.
  • We first hear her favourite phrase when she returns, victrix, with the Revd Elton in tow as her newly wed husband.
  • Is wisdom really powerful enough to defeat Fortune, to be the victrix in a battle between the two of them?


Latin, feminine of victor (see victor).

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