curatrix

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin curatrix, from curator +‎ -rix.

Noun[edit]

curatrix (plural curatrixes or curatrices)

  1. (dated) A female curator, guardian, or custodian.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) A female who cures.
    the curatrix of diseases

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