Executrix

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Definition: Executrix


Quick Summary of Executrix


An old-fashioned term for a female executor–the person named in a will to handle the distribution of the deceased person’s property. Now, whether male or female, this person is called either the executor or the personal representative.




What is the dictionary definition of Executrix?

Dictionary Definition


chiefly legal A female executor.

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


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Executrix are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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