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countess

coun·tess

countess

pronunciation:
kaUn tihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a woman married to, or the widow of, a count or earl.
definition 2: a titled woman of the rank of count or earl.
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The word countess contains the following part:
-ess Greek noun-forming suffix that means female