Heiress



[air-is] /ˈɛər ɪs/

noun
1.
a woman who inherits or has a right of inheritance, especially a woman who has inherited or will inherit considerable wealth.
/ˈɛərɪs/
noun
1.
a woman who inherits or expects to inherit great wealth
2.
(property law) a female heir
n.

1650s, from heir + -ess.

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