victrix

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

victrix (plural not attested)

  1. female victor; victress
    • Charlotte Brontë, Villette
      In his victrix he required all that was here visible — the imprint of high cultivation, the consecration of a careful and authoritative protection, the adjuncts that Fashion decrees, Wealth purchases, and Taste adjusts []

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Consists of vic- +‎ -trix. Latin vic- is the root of vincō, vincere (to conquer). The male form is victor.

Noun[edit]

victrīx f (genitive victrīcis); third declension

  1. victoress, conqueress; female conqueror

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative victrīx victrīcēs
genitive victrīcis victrīcum
dative victrīcī victrīcibus
accusative victrīcem victrīcēs
ablative victrīce victrīcibus
vocative victrīx victrīcēs

References[edit]

  • victrix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • victrix in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • victrix” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • victrix in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • victrix in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray