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Definition of Abbess


  1. A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks. See Abbey.

Abbess Translations

abbess in Dutch is abdis
abbess in French is abbesse
abbess in Norwegian is abbedisse
abbess in Spanish is abadesa
abbess in Swedish is abbedissa
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