Definition of ornatrix in English:

ornatrix

noun

  • A woman who adorns another, a tire-woman (especially in the ancient Roman world).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873), writer and politician. From classical Latin ōrnātrīx female adorner from ōrnāre + -trīx.

Pronunciation

ornatrix

/ɔːˈneɪtrɪks/