Etymology
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adulteress (n.)

also adultress, an early 17c. substitution for earlier avoutresse (late 14c.), agent noun in fem. form from obsolete verb adulter "commit adultery" (see adulterer), with fem. ending -ess.

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Definitions of adulteress

adulteress (n.)
a woman adulterer;
Synonyms: fornicatress / hussy / jade / loose woman / slut / strumpet / trollop
From wordnet.princeton.edu