gynarchy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gynarchy a political system governed by a woman
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gynarchy Government by a woman.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gynarchy Government by a woman or by women; the rule of women. Formerly also written gunarchy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gynarchy jin′är-ki government by a female.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. gynh` a woman + -archy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. gynē, a woman, archē, rule.