murderess

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English morderes, from Old French morderesse, moeurdrese; equivalent to murder +‎ -ess.

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Noun[edit]

murderess (plural murderesses, masculine murderer)

  1. female equivalent of murderer: a woman who commits murder.

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