Definition of imperatrix in English:

imperatrix

noun

rare
  • An empress.

    • ‘In some documents of this period she is identified as an Imperatrix.’
    • ‘After this schism it became fully independent and is today in the rare situation of being headed by a female, an 85 year old Imperatrix.’
    • ‘He put to death all those who were of the race imperial; and sent to Holin (or Kamkorom) the imperatrices, the queens, and their attendants.’
    • ‘She was an executive woman, quick of tongue and something of an imperatrix.’
    • ‘The flowing purple robes, embroidered with gold, and the glittering diadem that crowned her raven tresses, imparted to the beautiful republican the imposing appearance of an Imperatrix.’
    ruler, sovereign, monarch, potentate
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Origin

Early 17th century: Latin, feminine of imperator (see imperator).

Pronunciation

imperatrix

/ɪmpəˈrɑːtrɪks/