ethnarch

[eth-nahrk]

Origin of ethnarch

From the Greek word ethnárchēs, dating back to 1635–45. See ethno-, -arch
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ethnarch

noun
  1. the ruler of a people or province, as in parts of the Roman and Byzantine Empires
Derived Formsethnarchy, noun

Word Origin for ethnarch

C17: from Greek ethnarkhēs, from ethnos nation + arkhein to rule
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