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a woman who is an administrator.
Historical Examples

This person is called the administrator, or, if a woman, the administratrix.
Mary Erskine Jacob Abbott

He managed to put this off till his death, after which his widow and administratrix was sued for dilapidations.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Laurence Sterne


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