Definition of physiocrat
: a member of a school of political economists founded in 18th century France and characterized chiefly by a belief that government policy should not interfere with the operation of natural economic laws and that land is the source of all wealth
Origin of physiocrat
French physiocrate, from physi- physi- + -crate -crat
First Known Use: 1798
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