Canoness Definition

kănə-nĭs
noun
A woman religious following a rule similar to that of a canon regular.
Webster's New World

(dated) A woman who holds a canonry in a conventual chapter.

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Other Word Forms of Canoness

Noun

Singular:
canoness
Plural:
canonesses

Origin of Canoness

  • canon +‎ -ess. Compare Latin canonissa.

    From Wiktionary

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