Meaning of prophetess

proph•et•ess

Pronunciation: (prof'i-tis), [key]
— n.
  1. a woman who speaks for God or a deity, or by divine inspiration.
  2. a woman who foretells future events.
  3. a woman who is aspokesperson of some doctrine, cause, or movement.
  4. the wife or female companion of a prophet.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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