aristocrat etymology

English word aristocrat comes from Ancient Greek κράτος, Ancient Greek ἄριστος, and later French aristocratie (An aristocracy.)

Detailed word origin of aristocrat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
κράτος Ancient Greek (grc)
ἄριστος Ancient Greek (grc)
aristocratie French (fra) An aristocracy.
aristocrate French (fra) Aristocratic Aristocrat, noble.
aristocrat English (eng) A proponent of aristocracy; an advocate of aristocratic government.. One of the aristocracy, nobility, or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble (originally in Revolutionary France).

Words with the same origin as aristocrat

Descendants of κράτος
-cracy -crat Eurocrat Islamocracy aristo autocrat bureaucrat businesscrat cracky crataegus demarchy demo- democracy democrat demogenetics demolinguistics educrat meritocrat ochlocrat ochlocratical ochlocratically physiocrat plutocrat thalassocrat