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(pl. executrices) n. Latin for female executor. However, the term executor is now unisex.

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EXECUTRIX, A woman who has been appointed by. will to execute such will or testament. See Executor.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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An instrument dated March 8, 2005 was on the 17th day of August 2018, admitted to probate as the last will of the above named decedent and the undersigned has been appointed Executrix thereunder.
Under the will, the respondent was named executrix and trustee of the aunt's estate.
June Milne, President Kwame Nkrumah's research assistant, who later became his publisher and literary executrix, passed away in Norfolk, England, on 8 May, aged 98.
John Rich Esqr Master and Patentee of the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden Died Thursday Novr 26th about 6 a clock in the Evening at his House Adjoyning to the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden in the 70 year of his Age and Mrs Priscilla Rich a sole Executrix of the Will of John Rich Esq' Deceased.
--Leslie Surprenant, retired DEC biologist, Executrix of Anne LaBastille's estate, and author of the article mentioned herein
In the view of moralists, a Dantesque Fortune, executrix of providence, has no warrant in Scripture and smacks of paganism.
Appellant Lenora Simmons, in her individual capacity and as Executrix of the Estate of Charles Simmons, filed the underlying action seeking a declaratory judgment that the Geico policy provided UIM benefits to which the Estate was entitled.
It was certainly not typical in this era for a woman to be the sole executrix of a merchant's estate.
A selection of the personal correspondence of the late Kwame Nkrumah during his time in Conakry, Guinea (1966-1971) chronologically structured, compiled by his literary executrix. Nkrumah led Ghana to independence from Great Britain in 1957 and became Ghana's first prime minister and President until he was overthrown in 1966 and accepted asylum in Guinea.
As executrix of my parents' estate, I didn't know their final wishes.