rampancy

[ ram-puh n-see ]
/ ˈræm pən si /

noun

a rampant condition or position.

Origin of rampancy

First recorded in 1655–65; ramp(ant) + -ancy
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Word Origin and History for rampancy

rampancy


n.

1660s, from rampant + -cy.

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