gynecocracy

noun gy·ne·coc·ra·cy \ ˌgī-ni-ˈkä-krə-sē , ˌji- \

Definition of gynecocracy

plural gynecocracies
usually disparaging
: political supremacy of women

gynecocratic

play \ˌgī-ni-kō-ˈkra-tik, ˌji-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of gynecocracy

Greek gynaikokratia, from gynaik- + -kratia -cracy

First Known Use: 1612

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