/en chan"tris, -chahn"-/, n.
1. a woman who practices magic; sorceress.
2. an irresistibly charming or fascinating woman: an enchantress who breaks men's hearts.
[1325-75; ME enchanteresse < AF, MF. See ENCHANTER, -ESS]
Syn. 1. witch, siren. 2. seductress, temptress, vamp, charmer.
Usage. See -ess.

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