heptarch

noun hep·tarch \ˈhepˌtärk\

Definition of heptarch

plural

-s

  1. :  one of the rulers of a heptarchy

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of heptarch

hepta- + 1-arch


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up heptarch? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!