Abbess - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæbes|  American pronunciation of the word abbess
Brit.  |ˈabɛs|  British pronunciation of the word abbess

noun

- the superior of a group of nuns (syn: prioress)

Examples

Eveline remained silent. The abbess took the word.

Word forms

noun
singular: abbess
plural: abbesses
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