gynecocracy

noun
gy·​ne·​coc·​ra·​cy | \ ˌgī-ni-ˈkä-krə-sē How to pronounce gynecocracy (audio) , ˌji- \
plural gynecocracies

Definition of gynecocracy

usually disparaging
: political supremacy of women

Other Words from gynecocracy

gynecocratic \ ˌgī-​ni-​kō-​ˈkra-​tik How to pronounce gynecocratic (audio) , ˌji-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of gynecocracy

1612, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gynecocracy

Greek gynaikokratia, from gynaik- + -kratia -cracy

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“Gynecocracy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gynecocracy. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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