autocrator

noun au·toc·ra·tor \ȯˈtäkrətə(r)\

Definition of autocrator

plural

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Origin and Etymology of autocrator

Russian & Late Latin; Russian avtokrator & Late Latin autocrator, from Greek autokratōr absolute ruler, absolute, from aut- + -kratōr (from kratein to rule, from kratos power)


First Known Use: 1718


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