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Meaning of PATRONESS

Pronunciation:  'peytrunis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a woman who is a patron or the wife of a patron
 

PATRONESS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: patronne
 
 See Also: patron, sponsor, supporter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pa"tron*ess\, n. [Cf. F. patronnesse.]
A female patron or helper. --Spenser.

      Night, best patroness of grief.          --Milton.

 

 

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