originally from the french "boucher", someone with a mouth attuned to strange and special foods.
the "-ette" denotes a female.
has come to refer to a female with certain skills involving the mouth, usually using exotic steak & meat-specific spices.
She seemed to know her way around the kitchen just fine, but as she served dinner it became clear that she was kind of a butcherette at the table.
A female who cuts meat for a living in a butcher shop.
Amy grew up on a farm, consequently, her physical strength and lack of squeamishness helped make her a very competent butcherette.
a tiny murderer.
Eleanor, the dwarf who lived down the hall from me, always seemed friendly but reserved. It came as a surprise to everyone in the building when she got convicted of murder; she was a real original butcherette. How such a small woman could handle so much man-blood has always puzzled me.