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ˈɛər ɪsheiress

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heiress, inheritress, inheritrixnoun

    a female heir


  1. heiressnoun

    A woman who stands to inherit.

  2. Etymology: heir + -ess

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Heiressnoun

    An inheritrix; a woman that inherits.

    Etymology: from heir.

    An heiress she, while yet alive;
    All that was her’s to him did give. Edmund Waller.

    Æneas, though he married the heiress of the crown, yet claimed no title to it during the life of his father-in-law. Dryd.


  1. heiress

    An heiress is a woman who is entitled to inherit a substantial amount of wealth, property, or title from a relative, especially a father, upon his death.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heiressnoun

    a female heir

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heiress in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heiress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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