Preceptress Definition

prēseptris
noun
A female preceptor.
Webster's New World
1889, Charles Brockden Brown, Arthur Mervyn.
She was my sister, my preceptress and friend; but she died--her end was violent, untimely, and criminal!
Wiktionary
1896, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Madelon.
She had married late in life, having been previously a preceptress in a young ladies' school.
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Singular:
preceptress
Plural:
preceptresses

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