plantocracy

noun
plan·​to·​cra·​cy | \ plan-ˈtä-krə-sē How to pronounce plantocracy (audio) \

Definition of plantocracy

1 : a ruling class made up of planters
2 : government by planters

First Known Use of plantocracy

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for plantocracy

planter + -o- + -cracy

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