Definition of generaless in English:

generaless

noun

  • 1The wife of a general.

  • 2A female general.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658), lord protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland. From general + -ess. In quot. 1824 at sense 1 after German Frau Generalin; compare Madam Privy-councilloress in the same quot., which renders German Frau Geheimrätin.

Pronunciation

generaless

/ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəlɪs//ˌdʒɛn(ə)rəˈlɛs/