Meaning of legislatrix in English:

legislatrix

noun

  • A female legislator.

    Frequently used with reference to Catherine II, empress of Russia (1729–96).

Pronunciation

legislatrix

/ˈlɛdʒɪslətrɪks/ /lɛdʒɪˈsleɪtrɪks/

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Theophilus Gale (1628–1679), ejected minister and theologian. From post-classical Latin legislatrix, feminine form corresponding to classical Latin lēgislātor legislator; compare -trix.