argentocracy etymology

English word argentocracy comes from English argent, English -cracy (Rule.), English balanephagous ((rare) Acorn-eating.), English -power”, “rule (of)

Detailed word origin of argentocracy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
argent English (eng) (archaic) The metal silver.. (obsolete, poetic) Whiteness; anything that is white.. (tincture) The white or silver tincture on a coat of arms. (tincture) : of white or silver tincture on a coat of arms.. Of silver or silver-coloured.
-cracy English (eng) Rule.
balanephagous English (eng) (rare) Acorn-eating.
-power”, “rule (of) English (eng)
argentocracy English (eng) (rare, _, nonce word) plutocracy (especially with (usually humorous) reference to silver).

Words with the same origin as argentocracy

Descendants of -cracy
Descendants of balanephagous