from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A female creator.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A creatress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as creatress.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
As the "creatrix" of Mr. Sucky aka Balak, I have some idea of where the bizarro fiction individuals are coming from.
Spider Woman, the creatrix of the Native American peoples who populate the magic desert circle of the Southwest United States and the Northwest of Mexico, is said to have woven the world out of sun rays.
Paleolithic carved figures refer to woman as matrix, as creatrix, to moon cycles and menstrual magic, and resonate profound reverence in their rendering.
Until only five, six thousand years ago, the archetypal Great Mother, She Who Birthed the Earth, creatrix of all existence, matriarch of the races of god/desses, reigned supreme everywhere.
It is from the state of original chaos, the elemental ether, the black void -- The Great Uterine Darkness -- that the old creatrix goddesses are said to have brought forth all that is.
Well, I hope the show gets better because it is from the creatrix of GILMORE GIRLS -- the pilot and first ep. were pretty disappointing (weird delivery! grating characters! horrific laugh track!)
But I am the sole creatrix of that world, that fictive reality, and, in time, I'll unlock the box.
Brenda Clough is the cover creatrix and I bet she will tell about the whole genesis of the cover at the BVC blog.
Sometimes the creatrix of a new and improved world are also biological mothers, their children and grandchildren witness to their work, perhaps the most recent example in public memory being Nancy Pelosi's convening of the House of Representatives earlier this year with scores of children sharing the Speaker's dais with her.
That's between him and the men, women or cats... and his creatrix.
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