What is another word for inheritrix?

Pronunciation: [ɪnhˈɛɹɪtɹˌɪks] (IPA)

The word "inheritrix" refers to a female inheritor or heiress. There are several synonyms for this word, including "heiress," "legacy bearer," "beneficiary," "legatee," and "successor." These terms all imply the receiving of a legacy or inheritance from a family member or benefactor. Other synonyms that can be used to describe a female inheritor include "trustee," "receiver," "recipient," and "devisee." Each of these words has slightly different connotations, but all refer to someone who has received or is entitled to receive property, money, or other assets from another person's estate.

Synonyms for Inheritrix:

What are the hypernyms for Inheritrix?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Inheritrix

But he had a son by a former marriage with the brilliantly-endowed widow of a long-resident governor in the East, who having died on his voyage home to England, on her landing she found herself the sole inheritrix of his immense wealth.
"Thaddeus of Warsaw"
Jane Porter
Upon the river of Caroli are the Canuri, which are governed by a woman who is inheritrix of that province; who came far off to see our nation, and asked me divers questions of her Majesty, being much delighted with the discourse of her Majesty's greatness, and wondering at such reports as we truly made of her Highness' many virtues.
"The Discovery of Guiana"
Sir Walter Raleigh
George More tells us that Mrs. Starchie was an "inheritrix."
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718"
Wallace Notestein

Related words: heirs of alexandria, inheritance, will

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