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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A female founder.
  • noun A fertile female insect who founds a colony.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A female founder; a woman who founds or establishes, as a charitable institution, or who endows with a fund, as a school or a hospital.

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

  • noun A female founder; a woman who founds or establishes, or who endows with a fund.

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

  • noun A female founder.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a woman founder

Etymologies

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From founder +‎ -ess.

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