Invéntress. n.s. [inventrice, Fr. from inventor.] A female that invents.
The arts, with all their retinue of lesser trades, history and tradition tell us when they had their beginning; and how many of their inventors and inventresses were deified. Burnet.
Inventress of the vocal frame:
The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store,
Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds. Dryden.