Definition of dictatrix in English:

dictatrix

noun

  • A female dictator; = dictatress.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Cockeram (fl. 1623–1658), lexicographer. From classical Latin dictātrīx, feminine form corresponding to dictātor from dictāt-, past participial stem of dictāre + -trīx.

Pronunciation

dictatrix

/dɪkˈteɪtrɪks/