Definition of persecutrix in US English:

persecutrix

noun

  • A female persecutor.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Knox (c1514–1572), religious reformer. From post-classical Latin persecutrix female persecutor, feminine form corresponding to persecutor: see -trix.

Pronunciation

persecutrix

/ˈpəːsɪkjuːtrɪks/