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Abbess

see synonyms of abbess

1. abbess, mother superior, prioress

the superior of a group of nuns

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Abbess

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noun
the female superior of a convent

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Abbess

see synonyms of abbess
noun
a woman who is head of an abbey of nuns

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Abbess

see synonyms of abbess
n.
1. The superior of a convent.
2. Used as a title for such a person.

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