Definition of executrix in English:


Syllabification: ex·ec·u·trix
Pronunciation: /igˈzekyəˌtriks

noun (plural executrices /-ˌtrisēz/ or executrixes /-ˌtriksiz/)

  • A female executor of a will.
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    • 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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