Definition of operatrix in US English:

operatrix

noun

  • A female operator; = operatress.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Stanley (1625–1678), poet and classical scholar. From post-classical Latin operatrix (Vetus Latina), feminine form corresponding to operator operator: see -trix.

Pronunciation

operatrix

/ˌɒpəˈreɪtrɪks/