testatrix

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin testatrix, feminine of Latin testator (one who makes a will); see testator.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

testatrix (plural testatrices)

  1. (law) A female testator.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Concise Oxford English Dictionary [Eleventh Edition]

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

testor (I am witness, testify, attest; I make a will) +‎ -ātrīx

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

testātrīx f (genitive testātrīcis); third declension

  1. a female testator; testatrix

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative testātrīx testātrīcēs
genitive testātrīcis testātrīcum
dative testātrīcī testātrīcibus
accusative testātrīcem testātrīcēs
ablative testātrīce testātrīcibus
vocative testātrīx testātrīcēs

References[edit]

  • testatrix in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879