assassinatrix

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L’Assassinat de Marat (The Assassination of Marat, 1860) by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry, collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France. It depicts the assassinatrix Charlotte Corday after she stabbed Jean-Paul Marat to death in his bath on 13 July 1793. Marat was a leader of the radical Jacobin Club which had played a key role in the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.

assassinate +‎ -rix.

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assassinatrix (plural assassinatrices)

  1. (rare) A female assassin.

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