Pornocracy

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pornocracy pōr-nok′rā-si the influence of courtezans—applied esp. to the dominant influence of certain profligate women over the Papal court in the earlier half of the 10th century
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. pornē, a whore, kratein, to rule.