psephocracy

n.

"government formed by election by ballot," from Greek psephizein "to vote" (properly "to vote with pebbles," from psephos "pebble") + -cracy.


Nearby words

  1. psd,
  2. pse,
  3. psec,
  4. psellism,
  5. psephite,
  6. psephologist,
  7. psephology,
  8. psephomancy,
  9. pseud,
  10. pseud-

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