-archy

noun combining form

Definition of -archy

plural -archies
: rule : government
  • squirearchy

Origin and Etymology of -archy

Latin -archia, from Greek, from archein to rule — more at arch-


-ARCHY Defined for Kids

-archy

noun suffix \ ˌär-kē , in a few words also ər-kē \

Definition of -archy for Students

plural -archies
: rule : government
  • monarchy

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