Definition of creditrix in English:

creditrix

noun

  • A female creditor.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Cotgrave (fl. 1587–?1630), lexicographer. From classical Latin crēditrīx female creditor (2nd cent. a.d. in legal use), feminine form corresponding to crēditor from crēdit-, past participial stem of crēdere to believe + -trīx.

Pronunciation

creditrix

/ˈkrɛdɪtrɪks/