democrat etymology

English word democrat comes from Ancient Greek δημοκρᾰτῐ́ᾱ, and later Latin democratia ((Medieval Latin) democracy.)

Detailed word origin of democrat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
δημοκρᾰτῐ́ᾱ Ancient Greek (grc)
democratia Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) democracy.
démocratie French (fra) Democracy.
démocrate French (fra) Democratic Democrat.
democrat English (eng) (US, historical) A large light uncovered wagon with two or more seats.. A supporter of democracy; an advocate of democratic politics (originally as opposed to the aristocrats in Revolutionary France).. Someone who rules a representative democracy.