Ancestress (noun)

A female ancestor; a female progenitor.


From the word ancestor with the addition of -ess, denoting a female ancestor.


  1. She was proud of her ancestress who was a powerful queen in her time.
  2. Her ancestress was an important figure in the history of their tribe.
  3. The ancestress was the matriarchal leader of her family.
  4. She wanted to research more about her ancestress, who was a trailblazer in her field.
  5. The ancestress was the first woman to own a business in her community.
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