Asked in Penguins
Would female emperor penguins be empress penguins?
Most likely no, because "Emperor Penguin" refers to their species, so "female emperor penguin" would be correct, not "empress". ...
Asked in Monarchy
What do they call a female and male empress?
An emperor (from the Latin "imperator") is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. Empress is the female equivalent. As a title, "empress" may indicate the wife of an emperor (empress consort) or a woman who rules in her own right (empress regnant). Emperors and empresses are generally recognized to be above kings and queens in honour and rank. ...