inventrix

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From the Latin inventrīx.

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inventrix (plural inventrices)

  1. (archaic or often pejorative) A female that invents.
    • 1673: Randle Cotgrave, A French and English Dictionary, “Trouveuſe
      Trouveuſe: f. An inventrix; or a woman that findeth out.
    • 1997: Angelika Taschen, Roberto Ohrt, and Burkhard Riemschneider [eds.], Kippenberger, page 218 (Taschen; ISBN 3822878677, 9783822878675)
      Two proletariat inventrices on the way to an inventor’s congress

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inveniō (I discover) +‎ -trīx

Noun[edit]

inventrīx f (genitive inventrīcis); third declension

  1. An inventrix; a female inventor

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative inventrīx inventrīcēs
genitive inventrīcis inventrīcum
dative inventrīcī inventrīcibus
accusative inventrīcem inventrīcēs
ablative inventrīce inventrīcibus
vocative inventrīx inventrīcēs

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