Definition of priestress in English:

priestress

noun

US
  • Priestess.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Lydgate (c1370–c1449), poet and prior of Hatfield Regis. Originally from Middle French prestresse from Old French prestre + -esse.

Pronunciation

priestress

/priːˈstrɛs/ /ˈpriːstrɪs/