Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A woman, or anything regarded as feminine, that cures or heals.
  • noun A female superintendent or guardian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A woman who cures.
  • noun A woman who is a guardian or custodian.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun dated A female curator, guardian, or custodian.
  • noun obsolete A female who cures.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin curatrix, from curator +‎ -rix.

Examples

  • That Ain't Art is a new group blog that my friend Kirsten Anderson, curatrix of Seattle's Roq la Rue Gallery and editor of Pop Surrealism, launched with several of her art mafia pals.

    Boing Boing

  • Kirsten Anderson, curatrix of Seattle's Roq La Rue Gallery, says, These are from the next show, by artist Audrey Kawasaki.

    Boing Boing

  • BB pal and curatrix Kirsten Anderson says the show features nationally known contemporary artists influenced by differing facets of folk or vernacular art.

    Boing Boing: July 3, 2005 - July 9, 2005 Archives

  • While catching up on my reading, a sense of the familiar washed over me when I spied a gem of an item from Gretchen Rubin, the Happiness Project curatrix, about using the finite to explore the infinite.

    communicatrix

  • Hope it carries on. curatrix wrote: three cheers to all the traders who braved the stormy day today! came home with a bag filled with lovely things ... mmmmm.

    London SE1 community website

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