executrix
ex·ec·u·trix /ig-'ze-kyə-ˌtriks/ n pl ex·ec·u·tri·ces /-ˌze-kyə-'trī-ˌsēz/ or ex·ec·u·trix·es /-'ze-kyə-ˌtrik-səz/: a woman who is an executor

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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 the executor or personal representative.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

executrix
England, Wales
The term sometimes used for a woman who is an executor.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Executrix — Ex*ec u*trix, n. [LL.] (Law) A woman exercising the functions of an executor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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