Definition of embassadress in English:

embassadress

Pronunciation /ɛmˈbasədrɪs/ /ɪmˈbasədrɪs/ /ɛmˌbasəˈdrɛs/

noun

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  • 1A female ambassador.

  • 2The wife of an ambassador; = "ambassadress".

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Carew (1555–1620), antiquary and poet. Variant of ambassadress (although this is first attested slightly later), influenced by embassador, embassadry, embassy.