litterateuse

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English[edit]

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Particularly: “The French word is littératrice.”

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litterateuse (feminine; plural litterateuses, masculine litterateur)

  1. A female literary writer; an authoress of literature.
    • 2008, Matthew Dennison, The Last Princess: The Devoted Life of Queen Victoria’s Youngest Daughter, page 73:
      [T]he Queen henceforth considered herself an author, her Highland home not merely a peaceful retreat but the inspiration for a litterateuse.

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