Definition of victrix in English:

victrix

Line breaks: vic|trix
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪktrɪks
 
/

noun (plural victrices /-trɪsiːz/)

rare
A female victor or champion.
More 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?

Origin

Latin, feminine of victor (see victor).

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day anastrophe
Pronunciation: əˈnastrəfi
noun
the inversion of the usual order of words...