gynecocracy

[ jin-i-kok-ruh-see, gahy-ni-, jahy-ni- ]
/ ˌdʒɪn ɪˈkɒk rə si, ˌgaɪ nɪ-, ˌdʒaɪ nɪ- /

noun, plural gyn·e·coc·ra·cies.


Nearby words

  1. gyne-,
  2. gynec-,
  3. gynecic,
  4. gynecium,
  5. gyneco-,
  6. gynecography,
  7. gynecoid,
  8. gynecoid pelvis,
  9. gynecol.,
  10. gynecological

Origin of gynecocracy

From the Greek word gynaikokratía, dating back to 1605–15. See gyneco-, -cracy

Related formsgy·ne·co·crat [ji-nee-kuh-krat, gahy-, jahy-] /dʒɪˈni kəˌkræt, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/, noungy·ne·co·crat·ic [ji-nee-kuh-krat-ik, gahy-, jahy-; jin-i-, gahy-ni-, jahy-ni-] /dʒɪˌni kəˈkræt ɪk, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-; ˌdʒɪn ɪ-, ˌgaɪ nɪ-, ˌdʒaɪ nɪ-/, adjective

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