monarchomach

noun
mo·​nar·​cho·​mach | \ məˈnärkəˌmak \
plural -s

Definition of monarchomach

: one of a group of 16th century political theorists advocating resistance or rebellion against a monarch guilty of acts held to be unlawful

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History and Etymology for monarchomach

New Latin monarchomachus, from monarcho- (from Late Latin monarcha monarch) + Latin -machus one who fights (from Greek -machos); akin to Greek machesthai to fight

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“Monarchomach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monarchomach. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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