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ptochocracy

/ (təʊˈkɒkrəsɪ) /

noun plural -cies

government by the poor

Nearby words

ptilosis, ptisan, ptm, ptn, pto, ptochocracy, ptolemaeus, ptolemaic, ptolemaic system, ptolemaic universe, ptolemaist

Word Origin for ptochocracy

C18: from Greek, from ptochos poor + -cracy
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