optimacy

noun
op·​ti·​ma·​cy | \ ˈäptəməsē \
plural -es

Definition of optimacy

archaic
: the best people : aristocracy

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History and Etymology for optimacy

New Latin optimatia, from Latin optimat-, optimas optimate + -ia -y

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“Optimacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/optimacy. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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