Definition of Administratrix

1. n. A woman who administers; esp., one who administers the estate of an intestate, or to whom letters of administration have been granted; a female administrator.

Definition of Administratrix

1. Noun. A female administrator. ¹

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Definition of Administratrix

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Medical Definition of Administratrix

1. A woman who administers; especially, one who administers the estate of an intestate, or to whom letters of administration have been granted; a female administrator. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Administratrix

administrative law
administrative leave
administrative official
administrative personnel
administrative unit
administratrix (current term)

Literary usage of Administratrix

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"Mr. Chief Justice Fuller delivered the opinion of the court: This is a petition by Gertrude Glaser, as [172]administratrix, 'for mandamus, requiring the ..."

2. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Horace Binney Wallace, Frederick Thomas White, John Innes Clark Hare, Owen Davies Tudor (1877)
"... as well for the heir as the administratrix, whether the said principal money and interest doth belong and ought to be paid the heir or administratrix; ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Cresswell Cresswell (1830)
"The sixth count was as follows, That the de- count stated fendant heretofore, to wit, on the 1st of October 1826, to administratrix w'*> a*» &c- accounted ..."

4. A Treatise on Pleading and Parties to Actions: With Second and Third Volumes by Joseph Chitty, Henry Greening, John A. Dunlap, Edward Duncan Ingraham, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1851)
"ADMINIS- E. is administratrix, of all and singular the goods, chattels, and effects, and -lf which were of GH deceased, at the time of his death, ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"232 Where the surviving widow brought the action in her own name, and, after judgment, filed, aa administratrix, an application to be substituted as ..."

6. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1823)
"When she is executrix or administratrix. § 1. If a Ce. 19. fi'ine covert be next of kin, she shall be administratrix by the Jin. 18. ..."

7. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1904)
"... administratrix, (a) Effect of answer. It is error in the orphans' court for the county of Washington, in the district of Columbia, to decide a cause ..."

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