doyenne[do̵i en′, dwä yen′]
doyenne definition by Webster's New World
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a doyen who is a woman
doyenne definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A woman who is the eldest or senior member of a group.
Origin: French, feminine of doyen, senior member; see doyen.