god-king

noun

: a human ruler believed to be a god or to possess godlike powers or qualities
the absolutist god-kings of Asia Minor and EgyptWeston La Barre

Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of god-king was in 1862

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“God-king.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/god-king. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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