Definitions

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  • n. A female creator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. She who creates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who creates, produces, or constitutes.

Etymologies

From creator +‎ -ess. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 2 Mesopotamian kings and their deified souls, the gods, were constantly described as "beloved" of the Goddess known as creatress of the earth and "maker of fate, she who decrees the fate of the men and gods."

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Takutzi Nakawe, the ancient goddess, mother of all the gods, creatress and destroyer of all that exists, is represented in religious art, such as statues or yarn paintings.

    Huichol art, a matter of survival: Part One

  • In mythological texts from the Late Bronze Age (c. 1550 – 1200 b.c.e.) city-state of Ugarit, she is called “the creatress of the gods”; her consort at Ugarit, the god El, is called “creator.”

    Asherah/Asherim: Bible.

  • We can be succinct and just call Pamela Wells the creatress of the Affirmations for the Everyday Goddess Artmagic Publishing, $14.95.

    2009 June | the blog of author, illustrator and designer Kris Waldherr

  • Great Serpent born of Mother Hera without the aid of Zeus, which meant the Mother's firstborn serpent antedated all father-gods, like the Ophion-serpent of the creatress Eurynome.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Athenians what they were, the creatress of that ideal city sketched in the wonderful speeches of Pericles.

    Religion and Art in Ancient Greece

  • As an actress into many a favorite part, so could she throw herself into her favorite characters; but seldom if ever will much warrant be found in actual fact for identifying these creations with their creatress.

    Famous Women: George Sand

  • ” According to Brugsch she is “not only the creatress of the fresh verdure of vegetation which covers the earth, but is actually the green corn-field itself, which is personified as a goddess.

    Chapter 41. Isis

  • According to Brugsch she is "not only the creatress of the fresh verdure of vegetation which covers the earth, but is actually the green corn-field itself, which is personified as a goddess."

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • She has religiously fulfilled her duty as a good creatress; and from this duty done there result only tribulation and sorrow.

    The Life of the Bee

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