Mother superior and Superioress

Mother superior

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Mother superior noun – The superior of a group of nuns.
Superioress and mother superior are semantically related. in head nun topic. In some cases you can use "Superioress" instead a noun phrase "Mother superior".
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Defintions of Superioress not found.
Mother superior and superioress are semantically related. You can use "Mother superior" instead a noun "Superioress".
Nearby Word: superior
Synonyms for Superioress
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Superioress and Mother superior. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 21, from
Mother superior & Superioress. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 Jan. 2021. <>.
Superioress or Mother superior. 2016. Accessed January 21, 2021.

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